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About Leba Sable

Leba is a public policy professional and writer who is passionate about providing those struggling with substance use disorders with accurate, evidence-based information and guidance. She has worked in the addiction space for the past 10 years, contributing to research and consulting on drug abuse and addiction programming for local and national governments in the U.S. and abroad.

What is Ethanol Abuse?

What is ethanol and how is it abused? Ethanol, also medically referred to as EtOH, is the substance in alcoholic beverages that causes a person to become intoxicated. Ethyl alcohol, another name for the ethanol, is a natural bi-product of plant fermentation. On its own, it is clear, colorless and highly flammable. Ethanol is [...]

By |2021-09-14T20:17:51+00:00September 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Ethanol Abuse?

What is Methedrine?

Methedrine: Uses, risk & treatment options What is methedrine? Methedrine, a brand name for methamphetamine hydrochloride, is a central nervous stimulant. Although the methedrine brand was once medically prescribed, the drug can be extremely addictive and cause devastating consequences to a person’s health and life. At present, the name methedrine is often used interchangeably [...]

By |2021-08-17T22:49:19+00:00August 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Methedrine?

What is Benzedrine? Uses, Risks & Treatment

What is Benzedrine Sulfate?  Benzedrine, also known as benzedrine sulfate, is a brand name of the substance amphetamine sulfate. The stimulant was widely prescribed by doctors between the 1930s and 1960s to treat a range of conditions, including mild depression and ADHD. However, as its drug’s popularity grew, so did its misuse, resulting in [...]

By |2021-07-29T18:31:38+00:00July 29th, 2021|Drugs and their effects, Recovery|Comments Off on What is Benzedrine? Uses, Risks & Treatment

10 things about your loved one’s addiction & how recovery works

Tips on how addiction & recovery works  Being there for a loved one with substance use issues can be extremely confusing. Whether or not they are still in active addiction, if you don't understand addiction or how recovery works, it can be hard to know the best way to help without enabling the addiction. Those [...]

By |2021-06-29T23:44:50+00:00June 29th, 2021|Addiction, Guides, Recovery, Relationships|Comments Off on 10 things about your loved one’s addiction & how recovery works

How to Help a Drug Addict Son

Do you know how to help a drug addict son? Watching a child struggle with addiction can be one of the most painful experiences in a parent’s life. Try as you might, you can’t force your son to stop using drugs. In fact, sometimes your efforts backfire, and you actually end up enabling his [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:59:49+00:00April 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Help a Drug Addict Son

5 lessons from the Demi Lovato addiction story in Dancing with the Devil

5 things can we learn from Demi Lovato's addiction story   BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 22: Demi Lovato performs onstage during the OBB Premiere Event for YouTube Originals Docuseries "Demi Lovato: Dancing With The Devil" at The Beverly Hilton on March 22, 2021 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:24:27+00:00April 6th, 2021|Inspirational, Recovery, Women and Addiction|Comments Off on 5 lessons from the Demi Lovato addiction story in Dancing with the Devil

Sober living near me – Choosing a sober home

Sober living near me  Sober living near me is a term that many search for when selecting a sober living facility. While some people find that a nearby home is right for their situation, for many, leaving the area where their addiction developed can offer the greatest odds of a successful recovery from addiction. [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:12:35+00:00March 18th, 2021|Sober living|Comments Off on Sober living near me – Choosing a sober home

Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021

The Liberty Ranch Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021 As a part of our mission to help those struggling with addiction heal and build a brighter future, the Liberty Ranch is offering the Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021, a $1000 scholarship geared towards individuals who have struggled with mental health challenges, have been impacted by substance abuse or [...]

By |2021-07-14T13:18:27+00:00March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Addiction & Mental Health Scholarship 2021

When and how to let go of a drug addict son 

When and how to let go of a drug addict son  Living with a child with a substance use disorder is not easy, to say the least. As a parent, you do everything you can to protect your child from harm. But what do you do when your child continues to harm themselves with [...]

By |2021-02-25T16:26:26+00:00February 25th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When and how to let go of a drug addict son 

Highlighting sober changemakers: Recovery works

Recovery works with Austin Cooper We talk a lot about addiction and treatment here at the Liberty Ranch. But it’s also important to consider how life in general changes while in recovery. Recovery works for so many, but it involves shifting one’s priorities entirely. Entering the world as a sober person can be a [...]

By |2021-01-28T17:51:26+00:00January 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Highlighting sober changemakers: Recovery works