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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

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
Blogs

Klonopin Addiction Treatment

Klonopin Addiction Treatment Doctors give prescription drugs to help patients. Is that always true? Are prescription drugs helpful and safe? The truth is that taking prescription drugs such as Klonopin has a thin line between treatment to addiction. Sadly, many prescribers develop a dependence on a drug that is supposed to help. Addiction to Klonopin ...
26 Sep 2019
Blogs

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Near New York

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Near New York A pioneer in high-quality Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detox and Rehab, the Center for Network Therapy (CNT) is located just a short drive from Manhattan (New York.) CNT offers detoxification from alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines, stimulants, anesthetics, and other substances. With a core belief that network therapy, which involves ...
15 Sep 2019
Blogs

Suboxone and Alcohol

Suboxone and Alcohol Suboxone is prescribed to treat opioid dependence, acute or chronic pain. In most cases, the drug helps to overcome addiction and avoid relapse after treatment. Sadly, suboxone users mix the prescribed medication with alcohol, trying to reach the same high as the opioid agonist. Mixing Suboxone with alcohol is extremely dangerous; this ...
5 Aug 2019
Blogs

Ambulatory, Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Ambulatory, Outpatient Addiction Treatment Ambulatory or outpatient treatment does not involve an overnight stay at a treatment facility, but it can provide effective outpatient rehab in New Jersey. Outpatient or ambulatory care takes place at a facility that specializes in treating substance use disorders. Treatment at outpatient rehabs in New Jersey can accommodate the needs ...
4 Aug 2019
Blogs

Alcohol and Drug Detox and Rehab Centers

Alcohol and Drug Detox and Rehab Centers Rehabilitation facilities are utilized to recover from various medical conditions – physical, mental illness, and addiction. Drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab centers specialize in treating individuals addicted to various substances. Most drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab facilities treat a range of chemical dependency. The major difference ...
31 Jul 2019
Print Online Press

Thrive Global – How to Alleviate Travel Anxiety and Avoid Addiction

Thrive Global published a print authored by Dr. Cidambi
22 Jul 2019
Print Online Press

RealSimple – 6 Practical Ways to Deal With Travel Anxiety by Dr. Cidambi

RealSimp.com publishes a print authored by Dr. Cidambi
21 Jul 2019
Blogs

Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin Addiction Treatment Opiates can all be extremely addictive, and heroin is a potent opiate with a high risk of overdose. Short-term and long-term users risk lethal overdose every time they use it. Treating an addiction to heroin addiction is difficult and requires medical, pharmacological and therapeutic support.   When dealing with heroin addiction, it’s ...
7 Jul 2019
Blogs

What is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

What is an Intensive Outpatient Program? Are you considering a treatment program that will fully address your needs? Do you prefer to get better in a less restrictive environment? Does building a supportive network of friends and family important to you during the treatment process? With a focus on laying a foundation for long-term recovery, ...
7 Jul 2019
Blogs

What is Naloxone?

What is Naloxone? Naloxone is a medication that can reverse the opioid overdose and help potentially save a life. As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat opioid crisis, NJ Human Services is making naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug – available for free on June 18th. You can visit any of the PARTICIPATING PHARMACIES to obtain free ...
18 Jun 2019
Radio

The Entrepreneurway Podcast: Being Sure That You Are the Best in the Business with Indra Cidambi Founder and Owner of Center for Network Therapy .

Indra Cidambi, M.D., is the Medical Director at the Center for Network Therapy and is recognized as a leading expert and pioneer in the field of Addiction Medicine. Under her leadership, the Center for Network Therapy started New Jersey’s first state licensed Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detoxification program for all substances nearly three years ago. Indra is ...
18 Jun 2019
Print Online Press

The Record – Dr. Cidambi Adressing Inequity Key to End Opioid Crisis

The Record publishes a print authored by Dr. Cidambi, adressing inequity key to end opioid crisis in United States.
4 Jun 2019
Radio

Future Tech Podcast: Reducing the Stigma of Addiction and Dramatically Increasing the Success Rate of Treatment [Part1]

Dr. Cidambi explains that in contrast to the traditional model of inpatient care, which many insurance policies will not cover, an outpatient detoxification program will allow more patients to obtain care without the consequences of inpatient care, such as the required isolation from friends and family members, and having to take time away from work.
25 May 2019
Radio

Future Tech Podcast: Doing Away with the Inpatient Model of Addiction Treatment and Detoxification [Part2]

Dr. Cidambi explains that in contrast to the traditional model of inpatient care, which many insurance policies will not cover, an outpatient detoxification program will allow more patients to obtain care without the consequences of inpatient care, such as the required isolation from friends and family members, and having to take time away from work.
25 May 2019
Blogs

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Detox

Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Detox Table of contents What Are Benzodiazepine? Dependence on Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepine Withdrawal – Symptoms and Risks Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Management How To Address  Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms? Duration Of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symptoms What Are Benzodiazepine? In recent years, the opioid epidemic has received notable attention in the media. But other prescription medications pose as much ...
25 Feb 2019
Blogs

Alcohol Withdrawal Management

Alcohol Withdrawal Management Alcohol withdrawal syndrome can develop when you suddenly stop drinking alcohol after a period of frequent and substantial consumption, be it vodka, whiskey, wine or beer. If you are unable to stop consuming alcohol despite wanting to, or despite negative consequences, it is an addiction. If you try to stop consuming alcohol ...
20 Feb 2019
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