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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.

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

Addiction in Cincinnati – Drug Rehab Options

Help for addiction in Cincinnati - Drug rehab options Are you or a loved one struggling with addiction? If so, you are aware of the personal, emotional, physical and financial tolls of substance abuse and know how difficult it is to “simply stop” using drugs and alcohol alone. Liberty Ranch helps those struggling with [...]

By |2021-06-29T21:19:38+00:00January 13th, 2021|Addiction, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Addiction in Cincinnati – Drug Rehab Options

10 tips for staying sober during the holidays

Coronavirus & staying sober during the holidays The holidays can be an especially difficult time for those struggling with addiction. This year, holiday stresses are further amplified by the covid-19 pandemic. Between coronavirus and addiction recovery, social isolation and loneliness has left addicts and alcoholics in more precarious positions, making staying sober during the [...]

By |2021-06-29T20:17:40+00:00December 21st, 2020|Addiction, Inspirational, Recovery|Comments Off on 10 tips for staying sober during the holidays

Heroin in Ohio: Recognizing Addiction & Getting Help

Opioids & Heroin - Ohio's epidemic Over the past two decades, Ohio has experienced significant growth in drug overdose deaths. These deaths were primarily fueled by increasing rates of prescription drug abuse, which consequently also led to an uptick in the use of heroin in Ohio. Like other rust belt states, the Buckeye state [...]

By |2021-06-29T21:23:33+00:00December 7th, 2020|Addiction, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Heroin in Ohio: Recognizing Addiction & Getting Help

Addiction Treatment & Rehab Ohio

Addiction Treatment and Rehab Ohio   When considering options for rehab, Ohio residents may want to look out of state. Leaving one’s home state offers substance abusers the necessary time and space to work on themselves and their recovery before being exposed to people, places and situations that may trigger a relapse. With 3,980 drug [...]

By |2021-09-07T20:39:31+00:00November 19th, 2020|Addiction, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids|Comments Off on Addiction Treatment & Rehab Ohio

Opioid Epidemic, Ohio & Covid: 10 Things to Know

The Opioid Epidemic: Ohio in crisis In recent years, Rust Belt states have been hit especially hard by the opioid epidemic. Ohio, like many of its neighbors, has suffered from the overwhelming toll heroin and prescription drug abuse has taken on local communities. This has only been compounded by the Coronavirus pandemic, which has [...]

By |2021-09-07T20:42:03+00:00November 4th, 2020|Addiction, Drugs and their effects, Ohio addiction & recovery, Opioids, Recovery|Comments Off on Opioid Epidemic, Ohio & Covid: 10 Things to Know

Hidden Costs of Addiction Treatment for Women

3 Hidden Costs of Women's Addiction Treatment Undergoing drug and alcohol addiction treatment is an important process that changes and can even save lives. However, getting treatment can also come with unexpected costs, some of which are not financial. These costs can be especially steep for women, who face unique societal pressures. If not [...]

By |2020-10-15T20:12:02+00:00October 15th, 2020|Addiction, Guides, Inspirational, Recovery, Relationships, Women and Addiction|Comments Off on Hidden Costs of Addiction Treatment for Women

10+ Inspiring Quotes for Addicts and Those Who Love Them

Love & Addiction Quotes on Understanding Addiction  Sometimes when things are hard, a few small words can help get you and your loved one get through a difficult day. Whether or not the author knew these quotes would be applied to addiction and love, their wise words carry insight for those struggling. If you [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:18:30+00:00September 1st, 2020|Addiction, Inspirational, Recovery, Relationships, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10+ Inspiring Quotes for Addicts and Those Who Love Them

Love Gone Wrong: Toxic Relationships & Addiction

Struggling with addiction while balancing a romantic relationship can be quite challenging. A substance use disorder does not necessarily stop a person from having successful relationships. However, healthy romantic relationships require communication, mutual respect, trust, individual identities and care. Having a substance use disorder can make it difficult to tick all of these boxes. [...]

By |2020-08-19T21:58:52+00:00August 19th, 2020|Guides, Recovery, Relationships|Comments Off on Love Gone Wrong: Toxic Relationships & Addiction

What is Dry Drunk Syndrome? A Guide on How to Cope

 EditDuplicate Move UpMove DownMove to TopMove to Bottom Delete    EditDelete  12 / 12  EditDuplicateDelete  Text   Definition Dry drunk is a non-technical term referring to alcoholics who have achieved sobriety and no longer exhibit physical symptoms of dependence, however they maintain attitudes and behaviors associated with addiction. [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:42:34+00:00August 5th, 2020|Addiction, Guides|Comments Off on What is Dry Drunk Syndrome? A Guide on How to Cope