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The Science Behind a ‘Pokemon Go’ Addiction
9 months ago

The Science Behind a ‘Pokemon Go’ Addiction

By  • Media, News, Tech

You don’t have to be a millennial to realize that Pokémon Go is taking over the planet. The new app has found a way to connect our daily lives, activities, …
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Does Online Recovery Really Work?
9 months ago

Does Online Recovery Really Work?

Guest blogger Bye-Bye-Beer is back again this week with another excellent original post. Last week she wrote about her first 23 months of being sober. This week she explores technology’s place in sobriety, and discovers some really helpful …
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Addicaid Partnership Opportunities
9 months ago

Addicaid Partnership Opportunities

We’re looking for the innovators, the instigators, the pioneers, and the rebels in recovery. The unwavering desire to make an impact on addiction is what unites Addicaid …
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Share Your Addiction Story Here
9 months ago

Share Your Addiction Story Here

This is your stage. Tell your story. And we’ll amplify it!  We believe that by sharing our stories of recovery, we can empower others to overcome addiction. We need your voice! We’re looking …
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What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction
2 years ago

What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction

Meet psychologist Dr. Kimberly Young; she was the first to ever research internet addiction. She wrote the first book, Caught in the Net, to identify internet addiction as a new disorder, was …
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The Known Unknown Dangers of Synth Pot
2 years ago

The Known Unknown Dangers of Synth Pot

Cheap, unpredictable and hard to regulate, synthetic marijuana has emergency responders nationwide scrambling to save lives. Users expecting synthetic marijuana to give them a mellow buzz similar to the real thing can …
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What Do You Do When Your Own Worst Enemy Is…You?
2 years ago

What Do You Do When Your Own Worst Enemy Is…You?

Radiolab is one of our favorite podcasts. We listen to it regularly at the Addicaid office. It’s a show that explores the sometimes blurry boundaries between science, philosophy, and human experience. Hosts …
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The Internet Is Changing Our Brain
2 years ago

The Internet Is Changing Our Brain

Socrates started what may have been the first technology scare. In the “Phaedrus,” he lamented the invention of books, which “create forgetfulness” in the soul. Instead of remembering for themselves, …
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Following a Friends Recovery via Facebook Posts
2 years ago

Following a Friends Recovery via Facebook Posts

Through likes and comments, I’ve watched my hometown of Perry, Ohio, disappear into and come back from heroin addiction.

The U.S. is facing a massive heroin epidemic, and nowhere is …
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Tracking Drug Use on Instagram
2 years ago

Tracking Drug Use on Instagram

Drugabuse.com unveiled the results of a study into drug use at music festivals. By tracking drug references made in Instagram posts from 15 different festivals, they analyzed 3,622,365 posts for mentions of a controlled …
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