Leba Sable

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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 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

Short-Term & Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body & Brain

Although legal, overindulging in alcoholic beverages can come with some very serious consequences. In fact, the long-term effects of alcohol can be fatal for some. In 2017 alone a recorded 22,246 people died from alcoholic liver disease and 35,823 more passed away in alcohol-induced deaths. Another 10,874 deaths from alcohol-impaired auto accidents occurred in [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:23:45+00:00July 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Short-Term & Long-Term Effects of Alcohol on the Body & Brain

What is Crack Cocaine? A Comprehensive Guide to Abuse & Addiction

Crack Cocaine  Crack cocaine is a very addictive stimulant that produces intense highs in users. The drug was popularized in the U.S. in the 1980s during what became known as the crack epidemic. Because it is not very difficult or expensive to manufacture and delivers almost an immediate high to users, the drug is [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:28:45+00:00July 7th, 2020|Drugs and their effects|Comments Off on What is Crack Cocaine? A Comprehensive Guide to Abuse & Addiction

Is Alcohol a Depressant and How Does it Affect your Brain?

In line with common knowledge, alcohol is considered to be a depressant. However, this doesn't explain the whole story. You may wonder why alcohol is categorized as a depressant since many experience a buzz and feelings of excitement, energy and even aggression when drinking. Although it is a depressant, alcohol also shares some properties [...]

By |2021-06-15T23:36:28+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Alcohol a Depressant and How Does it Affect your Brain?