Sarah is an expert commentator for Frank (government drugs campaign) and appears regularly on TV and radio; and writes for national newspapers and magazines. She also sits on the ACMD with responsibility for drugs education for young people and families.
As well as being a counsellor, Sarah is a NADA qualified auricular acupuncturist. Her specialist area of expertise is stimulant drugs and she sits on the ACPO Meth and Precursors Working Group.
Sarah won the Guardian/NUS Broadcaster Award, whilst studying communications and anthropology at Goldsmiths College. Between 1992 and 2001, she worked for BBC radio and TV, Channel 4 and MTV - as a successful journalist, TV director and producer.
Sarah's drug use and multiple addictions forced her to seek help in 2001 and she was fortunate to be able to undergo eight months of residential treatment.
After a year as a post woman she retrained in addiction therapy with Priory Healthcare at their world-renowned treatment facility, Farm Place in Surrey. She holds the Priory’s Professional Addiction Therapy Diploma and is experienced in working with all chemical and behavioural addictions.
Sarah worked with teenagers, at In-volve’s Surrey Young People’s Service, before moving across to In-volve’s adult drug treatment service in Surrey, where she helped set up and run a successful, holistic, stimulant drugs service. Recently she has counselled teenagers in schools.
Sarah is a director of Sarah Graham Solutions - to deliver counselling, holistic therapies, educational lectures, training and media projects and is currently writing her first book.