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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.

Print Online Press

The Daily Item : How to cut back your drinking?

Central Pennsylvania’s The Daily Item passes on to its readers Dr. Cidambi’s views on alcohol consumption. What metrics to use to evaluate one’s alcohol consumption? How to avoid drinking excessively?
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

MyCentralJersey.com : Detox center seeks to break the cycle of substance abuse

Central Jersey’s premier news website, MyCentralJersey.com, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of treating individuals for alcohol withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal and opiate withdrawal.
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

Home News Tribune : Middle-sex based detox center seeks to break the cycle of substance abuse

Central Jersey’s premier newspaper, Home News Tribune, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of detoxing individuals from alcohol, benzodiazepines and opiates.
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

The Courier News : Breaking the cycle

Central Jersey’s premier newspaper, Courier News, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of treating individuals for alcohol withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal and opiate withdrawal.
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

Miami Herald.com : 9 tips to stay sober on New Year’s Eve

Recovering Addicts Guide to Holiday Survival
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

Boston.com : Abuse of the ‘Good-Grade’ Pill

CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D., talks about the misconceptions about Adderall, highlights the potential of getting addicted to Adderall and the possibility of the medication becoming the “gateway” drug leading to abuse of other substances.
2 Apr 2016
Blogs

Withdrawal Management Program

Withdrawal Management Program Drug withdrawal is a severe state caused when individuals stop or dramatically reduce their usage on which they were heavily dependent for several weeks, months or years. The sudden withdrawal may result in symptoms that are difficult, severe or even can be life-threatening. The severity of withdrawal symptoms may also depend on ...
1 Apr 2016
Television

Rt.com : Dr. Cidambi to comment on the sharp price increases in Naloxone

RT America, an arm of Russia’s largest TV station, asked addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi to comment on the sharp price increases in Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug. Naloxone is a life saving drug and sharp price increases could limit use and sacrifice lives to opiate overdose.
1 Apr 2016
Blogs

Beware Withdrawal Symptoms – They can be Fatal!

Beware Withdrawal Symptoms – They can be Fatal! Upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances of abuse, an individual goes into a phase called “withdrawal”. It happens after repeated use of opiates (pain pills/heroin), alcohol and benzodiazepines and buprenorphine (trade names: Suboxone, Bunavail, Zubsolv), a medication used to treat opioid withdrawal and cravings. ...
30 Mar 2016
Blogs

Addiction is a Chronic Disease – Treat it Like One

People with a substance use disorder, or addiction, are generally viewed as being “responsible” for their condition and there is a stigma associated with suffering from this disorder. However, medical evidence leaves no doubt that addiction is a disease. According to NIDA, addiction comes about through an array of neuroadaptive changes and the laying down ...
26 Mar 2016
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