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The Center for Network Therapy (CNT) is led by Indra Cidambi, M.D., who has been recognized for her innovations in addiction treatment. Although opiate withdrawal was sometimes treated in an outpatient setting, she was the first to introduce outpatient treatment for alcohol withdrawal and benzodiazepine withdrawal. Besides lending her expertise to numerous media outlets, she has also been a prolific writer on topics that concern addiction and treatment.

Below you will find articles, op-eds and opinion pieces that explain new or emerging substances of abuse, new medications that may impact treatment and analysis of addiction treatment options.

Blogs

Opiate Detox program

Opiate Detox program SAMHSA Responds to Opiate Detoxification Need SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, is a federal agency that sits at the apex of alcohol and drug treatment, research, referral and other services. SAMHSA has the best response to opiate detox program and opioid treatment needs through a free national helpline ...
11 Aug 2020
Blogs

Outpatient Addiction Treatment

The Benefits Of Outpatient Addiction Treatment Drug addiction rehab or therapy can be safely carried out within a clinic, hospital, or medical center. Alternatively, based on an agreement or other conditions, an outpatient drug rehab program could be arranged. Both types of medical care have their merits, and the decision on which to go for depends on ...
29 Jul 2020
Blogs

FREE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Free of Substance Abuse For any individual to enter recovery from alcohol or substance abuse, they must want to change, including their lifestyle. Changing one’s lifestyle is not easy. It will be one of their life’s biggest challenge. However commitment, discipline and courage to make the change and stick with it will result in a ...
15 Jul 2020
Blogs

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab At first, you start off with raising a toast at celebratory events or enjoying an occasional drink at office parties. Or you hang out with your buddies, besties, or colleagues after school or work, and drinking alcohol or taking the latest party or club drugs seem like the “in thing.” Before you ...
24 May 2020
Blogs

The Effect of Drugs on Unborn Babies

The Effect of Drugs on Unborn Babies Whether you’re planning to embrace motherhood or discover that you are pregnant, your world is suddenly filled with a newfound joy and happiness. But at the same time, if you are caught in the web of substance abuse, you know that it’s time to reach out and seek ...
23 May 2020
Blogs

What is the Impact of Drugs on Our Brain and Body?

What is the Impact of Drugs on Our Brain and Body? If you feel like you are walking around in circles and trying to find your way out of a labyrinth of troubles, and that substance abuse will offer you a quick-fix solution, think again. You may be facing a plethora of personal and/or professional ...
20 May 2020
Blogs

AVOIDING RELAPSE DURING COVID19

AVOIDING RELAPSE DURING COVID19 Nationally Recognized Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, Suggests Ways to Maintain Sobriety New Jersey, NY – May 5th, 2020 – The myriad restrictions and dislocations caused by COVID19 is challenging to everyone, worldwide. “But for people in recovery, it has created the perfect storm for relapse,” noted Dr. Indra Cidambi, a ...
7 May 2020
Blogs

Holiday Binge Drinking: 5 Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Holiday Binge Drinking: 5 Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse When the holiday season reaches its peak, parties and the prevalent cheerful mood give us every reason to bring out the booze and raise a toast to the numerous celebratory occasions in our lives. But on the flip side, even those who tag themselves as social ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

How to Identify the Telltale Signs of Addiction in your Kids?

How to Identify the Telltale Signs of Addiction in your Kids? Summer holidays have arrived and it’s time for students to head home from college and teenagers to look forward to spending time outside school. According to Dr. Indra Cidambi, an addiction expert and a leading name in Addiction Medicine, excessive free time on their ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

Is Your Physician Unknowingly Boosting Your Addiction?

Is Your Physician Unknowingly Boosting Your Addiction? Opioid and benzodiazepine abuse are a significant issue in the U.S. Some patients may be unaware of the fact that they are now addicted to either benzodiazepine or an opioid until they give it up and start feeling the effects of benzodiazepine withdrawal or opioid withdrawal; at this ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

Outpatient Drug Treatment

Outpatient Drug Treatment Maybe the first time you experimented with drugs was because of peer pressure or the need to blend with the crowd and look “cool.” Little did you realize that your life would be turned on its head. Before too long, you become addicted and takes its toll on your career, relationships, health ...
22 Mar 2020
Blogs

The Dangers Of COVID-19 And Substance Disorders

The Dangers Of COVID-19 And Substance Disorders As the coronavirus pandemic threatens our way of life, everything is changing and everyone is adapting. Remember, individuals suffering from substance use disorders are at higher risk of contracting CoronaVirus due to comorbid conditions and urban/suburban demographics. If you or a loved one suffer from addiction, it is ...
22 Mar 2020
Blogs

Exploring Optimal Approaches to Treat Addiction to Alcohol or Drugs

Exploring Optimal Approaches to Treat Addiction to Alcohol or Drugs Alcohol abuse or alcohol dependency is one of the most significant issues still plaguing our modern society. The excessive consumption of or dependency on alcohol can give rise to many social and personal problems. Over the long term, it can have significant detrimental effects on ...
10 Mar 2020
Print Online Press

REFINERY29: Here’s How To Finally Put Down Your Juul

REFINERY29 published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
5 Feb 2020
Blogs

5 Key Things to Look for in a Rehab Center

5 Key Things to Look for in a Rehab Center Addiction of any kind, be it to alcohol or drugs, is a dreaded affliction. Not only does it tend to destroy the individual who is addicted, but also impacts everyone in his network – friends or family. Many addiction or rehab treatment centers have effective ...
29 Jan 2020
Print Online Press

NYMetroParents: How to Help Your Teen Manage Stress

NYMetroParents published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
26 Jan 2020
Blogs

Why Choose CNT?

Why Choose CNT? If you have a family member or friend who suffers from addiction or you find yourself trudging down a path of self-destruction and need help, it brings you to the daunting task of identifying the right detoxification center as more often than not, it is the key to effective treatment. There are ...
13 Jan 2020
Print Online Press

The New York Times – How to Help a Teenager Handle the Death of an Idol

The New York Times published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
25 Dec 2019
Blogs

Drug Counseling: The Importance of Utilizing It

Drug Counseling: The Importance of Utilizing It People initiate drug use for a variety of reasons. Often, it is because they want to stop the pain, either physical or emotional. Their bodies get used to the dosage and now they need greater quantities to continue feeling the same high. With time, the body becomes chemically ...
5 Dec 2019
Blogs

Drug Rehab and Detox in NJ: Why You Should Seek Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms

Drug Rehab and Detox in NJ: Why You Should Seek Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms Many people who suffer from an addiction to drugs or alcohol believe they cannot take control of their addiction. Although some may try to kick the habit by themselves, it is not advisable to do so due to the health risks ...
24 Nov 2019
Blogs

Alcohol Withdrawal Detox

Alcohol Withdrawal Detox Alcohol may be legal, but it can be dangerous when it begins to affect your work, family, and life. When you become dependent on alcohol or addicted to it, your body may begin to have mental and physical problems when you reduce your alcohol intake or stop. This is known as alcohol withdrawal. If ...
6 Nov 2019
Print Online Press

How To Talk To Your Kid About Vaping: Start Really Young

How To Talk To Your Kid About Vaping: Start Really Young
11 Oct 2019
Blogs

Substance Abuse Evaluations

Substance Abuse Evaluations Each person struggling with addiction carries different levels of dependence and physical conditions. To form the most effective treatment plan, a substance abuse evaluation plan takes place to assess the individual addiction level. The evaluation helps to customize treatment plans that have a higher chance to succeed. What to Expect at a ...
10 Oct 2019
Blogs

Best Strategies to Battle Opioid Addiction

Best Strategies to Battle Opioid Addiction Opioid addiction is a serious and debilitating condition that can have potentially disastrous effects on an individual’s physical and mental wellbeing. It also causes problems like relationship difficulties, social withdrawal, financial stress, and more. In addition, the actual process of battling addiction can be a long and stressful one. ...
10 Oct 2019
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