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Mental Health

Recovery is better when we do it together. Score Addicaid curates the best addiction recovery resources, brought to you by Addicaid.

How to Explain Addiction to Loved Ones
12 months ago

How to Explain Addiction to Loved Ones

Addiction is often a point of insecurity, shame, and embarrassment. There still remains a strong stigma behind addiction. Stigma harms recovery because it informs people that addiction is based solely …
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Treating Women In Recovery
1 year ago

Treating Women In Recovery

Increasing studies on gender and addiction call for gender-responsive treatment. In the past year, 1 in 3 women have reported past illicit drug use. One reason that largely compensates for …
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Do you use these excuses? It might be time to get some help.
1 year ago

Do you use these excuses? It might be time to get some help.

We all use excuses from time to time to justify our actions and thoughts. In the realm of addiction, excuses are extremely common. We use these excuses because we either …
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Dealing With Stress Everyday
1 year ago

Dealing With Stress Everyday

Stress is a difficult emotion to avoid. A lot of time we experience stress for no apparent reason. Sometimes stress can be useful and help us to motivate in a …
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Strengthen Your Recovery By Giving Back
1 year ago

Strengthen Your Recovery By Giving Back

Often while in recovery we feel guilty about our addiction. Volunteering is an amazing way to ignite your purpose by helping others and making a positive impact on the recovery community. …
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Fine Tuning Your Emotions
1 year ago

Fine Tuning Your Emotions

When something doesn’t go your way, how do you feel? Sad? Upset? Just generally bad? Well new research suggests that fine-tuning your feelings gives you a better emotional understanding of …
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This Podcast on Addiction Really Hits Home
1 year ago

This Podcast on Addiction Really Hits Home

A new episode of Radiolab takes a sober look at the throbbing, aching, craving desire states that return us (again and again) to the object of our addictions… and discuss some available …
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Nurturing Self-Compassion
1 year ago

Nurturing Self-Compassion

When used as an addiction recovery tool, self-compassion has shown to help people overcome cravings, deal with the stresses of early recovery, and better manage their emotions. It involves being …
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Are All Mental Illnesses Related?
1 year ago

Are All Mental Illnesses Related?

David Kessler, the former Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, argues that all mental health issues, including addiction, depression, and overeating, can be explained by “capture”—a process where focusing …
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Making the Big Change
1 year ago

Making the Big Change

According to neuroscientist David Eagleman, “Brains are in the business of gathering information and steering behavior appropriately. It doesn’t matter whether consciousness is involved in the decision making. And most …
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