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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 Morning Call : Are you drinking too much?

    Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania) newspaper chose to take Dr. Cidambi’s advice on the subject of alcohol consumption and identifying when you are drinking too much.
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    Times Colonist : Is it time to cutback on your drinking (alcohol)?

    This British Columbia (Canada) newspaper reached out to Dr. Cidambi seeking her expert opinion on drug and alcohol use. CNT’s Medical Director, Dr. Cidambi, has been widely recognized as America’s leading expert in treating individuals suffering from drug or alcohol addiction.
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    The Spokesman-Review : Are you drinking too much? Re-evaluating choices couldn’t hurt

    One of the Pacific-Northwests’ leading newspapers chose to include CNT’s Medical Director’s advise on alcohol consumption, as she is widely recognized as a leading expert in the fiel of addiction to drugs and alcohol.
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    Transformations : How to recognize holiday binge drinking

    Pickup from PsychCentral story on Recognizing Holiday Binge Drinking
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    RALLY Health : Six Signs of Painkiller Problem, and How to Help

    CNT’s Medical Director and leading chemical dependency expert, Indra Cidambi, M.D., helps individuals spot signs of painkiller addiction in a loved one. Fifteen million Americans misuse or abuse prescription painkillers every year almost 4 in 10 people surveyed said they knew someone who was affected by it.
    2 Apr 2016
    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

    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 ...
    26 Mar 2016
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