It can be argued that the Diarist name is Alice. However, that is not her real name. The name, dates, and places have been changed for confidentiality purposes. " Go Ask Alice… is based on the actual diary of a fifteen-year-old drug user. It is not a definitive statement on the middle-class, teenage drug world. It does not offer any solutions. It is, however, a highly personal and specific chronicle. As such, we hope it will provide insights into the increasingly complicated world in which we live. Names, dates, places and certain events have been changed in accordance with the wishes of those concerned. " .
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