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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

    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 Detox Management If you are unable to stop consuming alcohol despite wanting to, or despite negative consequences, you may have become dependent on alcohol. 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 try ...
    20 Feb 2019
    Blogs

    What Heroin can do to Your Body?

    What Heroin can do to Your Body? There is an increase in the use of heroin in the streets of the US resulting from the ban on Opana and hydrocodone. Those who were addicts of these pain relieving treatments see heroin as the best option that is left. This is even elevated by the fact ...
    30 Dec 2018
    Blogs, Print Online Press

    NJ Biz : Ambulatory detox centers starting to catch on

    Center for Network Therapy in Middlesex becoming a model for the health care industry When the Center for Network Therapy first opened its doors in Middlesex and asked for referrals to its ambulatory detox service, New Jersey’s medical community wasn’t very eager. But in the past two years, the service has become popular and hospitals ...
    30 Nov 2018
    Blogs

    Playing Through Pain : NFL Gets Yellow Flag For Opioid Misuse

    Playing Through Pain : NFL Gets Yellow Flag For Opioid Misus Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi provides insight into the consequences of using opioid pain medication to mask pain in order to continue to play New York, NY – March 31, 2017 – As per research* by Washington University, retired National Football League (NFL) players ...
    16 Nov 2018
    Blogs

    The Faces Of Addiction : The Middle-Aged, Women And Fentanyl

    The Faces Of Addiction : The Middle-Aged, Women And Fentanyl Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, analyzes factors driving continued growth in drug overdose deaths. New York, NY – March 15, 2017 – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released data that showed that drug overdose deaths (excl. alcohol) rose 11% year-over-year to 52,404 in ...
    31 Oct 2018
    Blogs

    Against The Law

    Against The Law We’ve all been there. Drinks with our workmates after a long day. Celebratory drinks after a big win. Too many cocktails at a staff function. Some offices even host regular social functions within the business premises. More often than not, these are all just social gatherings that help employees bond, break barriers ...
    26 Oct 2018
    Blogs

    Impact on children of parental substance use

    IMPACT ON CHILDREN OF PARENTAL SUBSTANCE USE Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Shares Tips on How to Help Children Affected by Addiction NEW JERSEY-Our country is in the middle of a drug epidemic and, as per SAMHSA, 1 in 4 children in the United States is exposed to alcohol abuse or dependence in the family. ...
    2 Oct 2018
    Blogs

    Is your Doctor Unwittingly Enabling your Addiction?

    Is your Doctor Unwittingly Enabling your Addiction? Opioid and benzodiazepine abuse is a critical problem in America. Some people may not even be aware that they have become chemically dependent on one of these medications until they stop taking the medication and begin to experience withdrawal symptoms, as the need for substance detoxification grows. Many ...
    29 Aug 2018
    Blogs

    Brian Cuban praises center for network therapy’s outpatient detox model

    Brian Cuban praises center for network therapy’s outpatient detox model BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND AUTHORITY ON ADDICTION VISITS NEW JERSEY’S FIRST AMBULATORY DETOX CENTER AND SHARES HIS RECOVERY STORY WITH PATIENTS New Jersey –June 3, 2016 – The Center for Network Therapy (CNT), New Jersey’s first state licensed ambulatory detox facility for all substance abuse, welcomedBrian ...
    17 Aug 2018
    Blogs

    Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption

    Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption The battle of treating those living with the disease of addiction is ongoing and ever – challenging. New treatments and medications are continually being developed, tested and introduced. One of the newer medications on the market, introduced in 2016, is Probuphine. This drug is unique in its ...
    31 Jul 2018
    Blogs

    Mixing Opiates With ‘Benzos’

    Mixing Opiates With ‘Benzos’ According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 200 people in the United States die due to opiate overdose every day. That is of epidemic proportions! Despite various efforts by the federal and state bodies, the epidemic continues unabated. One of the reasons the opioid overdose deaths continue to rise ...
    21 Jul 2018
    Blogs

    Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis?

    Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis? Around 30 states have implemented new laws and policies, limiting physician’s ability to prescribe opioid pain pills to their patients. The most common method is to put a limit on the first prescription for opioid pills, stipulating that it should be for a week or less. There are ...
    15 Jul 2018
    Television

    SAMHSA: Why Addiction is a Disease and Why is it Important

    SAMHSA: Why Addiction is a Disease and Why is it Important SAMHSA recognizes CNT’s Dr. Cidambi as a leader in addiction treatment; SAMHSA invites Dr. Cidambi to participate in a panel discussion on why Addiction is a Disease. Dr. Cidambi highlighted to SAMHSA’a audience the fact that a move to increased outpatient treatment for the ...
    11 Jul 2018
    Blogs

    Holiday binge drinking – Five sign you are abusing alcohol

    Many individuals binge drink during the holidays as the party season is in full swing. Dr. Cidambi suggests that they should become aware if they are abusing alcohol or using it as an emotional crutch.
    30 Jun 2018
    Blogs

    Journaling to recovery, Made simple

    Over time journaling that demands a lot of time becomes an arduous task and individuals in recovery tend to discontinue it. Dr. Cidambi, America’s leading addiction expert, shares her methodology of journaling, which is effective and can be done in 2 minutes or less.
    16 Jun 2018
    Blogs

    Teens and the 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 Jun 2018
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