a picture of cough syrup going into a spoon to represent lean addiction

Is Lean Addictive?

Lean, also known as Purple Drank or lean drink, is a beverage made from lean syrup mixed with soda and hard candy. It has recently gained popularity among teenagers due to its sweet taste and purported effects, including relaxation, calming nerves, and improved mental clarity. While lean may provide a temporary respite for teens, it…

Three cocktail glasses filled with a purple liquid represent purple drank

What Is Purple Drank?

Purple Drank continues to plague teens who favor the mixture’s sweet taste and easily obtained high. They know the drink by a variety of names, including Sizzurp, Lean, Barre and Purple Stuff. Many young celebrities also pay tribute to Lean in music and videos. But what is this purple liquid and why do people keep…