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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

Five Types of Alcoholics; Which One Best Describes You?

Five Types of Alcoholics; Which One Best Describes You? You might think that there is only one kind of treatment what would cure all alcoholics. But in actuality, we have discovered that there are many types of alcoholics that require varying types and levels of treatment. These harmful effects that alcohol has in a person ...
17 Oct 2017
Blogs

All the Details You Didn’t Know About Ambulatory Detox

All the Details You Didn’t Know About Ambulatory Detox   Drug and substance abuse often leads to addiction which if not cared for could become terminal. There are a lot of people fighting different types of addiction but only a few come out successful. Just by the way most addictions are exceptional so are their ...
6 Oct 2017
Print Online Press

Hers-magazine : Corinne blames piles and partying in ‘Paradise’

Dr. Cidambi gives her expert opinion on “Bachelor in Paradise” participant, Corrine Olympios’ sexual indiscretion while intoxicated.
5 Oct 2017
Blogs

3 Ultimate Reasons of Why You Should Use the Services of Drug Detox Centers

3 Ultimate Reasons of Why You Should Use the Services of Drug Detox Centers Drug addiction is one main reason why many people in the USA and around the world are dying in thousands every year. It is necessary for you to find a way to help your loved ones to overcome the addiction. As ...
30 Sep 2017
Print Online Press

Why is Mixing Drugs so Dangerous?

Dr. Cidambi cautions against mixing drugs, as some combinations can be lethal.
25 Sep 2017
Blogs

What you need to know about Intensive Outpatient Programs

What you need to know about Intensive Outpatient Programs An intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be described as a rehabilitation initiative that operates on a flexible platform that does not require the admission of the patient. This program is designed to assist individuals battling various problems related to addiction, substance abuse, and psychological issues such ...
8 Sep 2017
Blogs

6 Reasons to Quit Harmful Substances Such as Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

6 Reasons to Quit Harmful Substances Such as Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Certain substances are available in the market today that we should not take. Some of the things that we should strictly are alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. These are harmful substances and claim many people’s lives every year. Finding a right detox center in ...
29 Aug 2017
Blogs

Little Known Reasons Why You Should Take Outpatient Drug Treatment

Little Known Reasons Why You Should Take Outpatient Drug Treatment Drugs are the main reason why many people in the US are dying every year. It is the primary cause of death for many people around the globe as well. If you are seriously struggling and suffering from drug addiction, it is necessary for you ...
17 Aug 2017
Television

Salon.com : Opioid Crisis is a National Emergency

Dr. Cidambi reacts to President Trump declaring the drug epidemic as a national emergency. Salon.com
16 Aug 2017
Print Online Press

U.S. News & World Report : Talking to kids about their parent’s addiction

What kids of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol need to know.
11 Aug 2017
Print Online Press

Health Magazine: Erase Your Pain

Dr. Cidambi is featured in Health Magazine an article titled, “Erase Your Pain.” In the section titled, “What to Know About Taking Opioids”, Dr. Cidambi provides readers with her expert insight about how opioids work and how addictive they can be.”
4 Aug 2017
Blogs

Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Buprenorphine

Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Buprenorphine Buprenorphine is a drug that is used to aid patients during drug treatment, but they can also be rather dangerous drugs that people can get addicted to themselves. We are here to show you all the ups and downs of buprenorphine. Buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, Subutex, and ...
1 Aug 2017
Radio

New Jersey 101.5 : Think heroin is bad? NJ experts warn ‘gray death’ kills in minutes

Dr. Cidambi talks about the potency of Gray Death, a combination of natural and synthetic opioids and other substance.
29 Jul 2017
Radio

RadioMD.com : Dr. Cidambi explains: EP 848 Dangerous Drugs

Dr. Cidambi explains to Dr. Michael Roizen how easy it is to get hooked on pain pills and heroin and how to reverse this trend.
28 Jul 2017
Print Online Press

Daily News : Carrie Drugs Grief: Autopsy finds coke, heroin

Dr. Cidambi comments on actors Carrie Fischer’s death from likely overdose.
28 Jul 2017
Print Online Press

Womens Health : ‘​Teen Mom 2’ Star Jenelle Evans Is Opening Up About Her Addiction To Heroin

Dr. Cidambi says estrangement from family si usual side-effect of addiction.
28 Jul 2017
Blogs

5 Smart Tips To Beat Your Alcohol Cravings

5 Smart Tips To Beat Your Alcohol Cravings Are you hooked on to alcohol and trying to overcome the addiction? You must understand that it’s not a smooth ride if you don’t know how to do it smartly. There’s a risk of relapse before becoming sober if you do use the right strategies. During the ...
17 Jul 2017
Blogs

Five Ways to Deal with Stress While Recovering from Addictions

Five Ways to Deal with Stress While Recovering from Addictions When starting a drug rehabilitation program, you might notice some sudden changes in the coming days that might stress you out more than anything. Here are some tips for how to deal with stress that comes with the rigorous recovery process. Once you choose one ...
10 Jul 2017
Blogs

4 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Detox Center

4 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Detox Center Most of the youth these days are falling trap to two of the most deadly things on earth namely alcohol and the drugs. It is sad to observe that many of the youth, as well as adults, in the world are dying because of these ...
16 Jun 2017
Blogs

3 Crucial Steps You Should Follow to Overcome Alcohol Addiction

3 Crucial Steps You Should Follow to Overcome Alcohol Addiction Many people never expect themselves to suffer from addiction at the early stages of drinking alcohol. They think that they are having fun in the right way and know their limits. Only when they cannot control the urge of drinking is when they realize that ...
9 Jun 2017
Blogs

4 Ways Detox Centers Can Help You With Alcohol Addiction

4 Ways Detox Centers Can Help You With Alcohol Addiction Many people like to drink alcohol as it soothes their soul and helps them to have a fantastic time with their family, friends, and acquaintances. But, there are some who are suffering from addiction to the alcohol because they drink it on a regular basis. ...
23 May 2017
Blogs

Differences in Addiction for Men and Women

Differences in Addiction for Men and Women Addiction is an affliction that is present everywhere in the world. However, there are geographical differences when it comes to addiction causes, treatment needs, and manifestation. This is definitely the case when it comes to addiction in women and also in men. Despite the fact that addiction affects ...
10 May 2017
Print Online Press

Edge Media Network : National Drug Take Back Day

EDGE, the largest network of local Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) news and entertainment publications in the world, serving metropolitan areas around the United States leverages Dr. Cidambi’s knowledge of Addiction to talk about the National Drug Take Back Day.
9 May 2017
Radio

RadioMD : Is Ambulatory Detox the Future of Recovery?

A channel focused on doctors, highlights Center for Network Therapy’s Ambulatory Detox Program: There’s a new model that’s recently emerged, Ambulatory Detox, which provides the same protocols and procedures as inpatient centers, with one key difference: clients can return home at the end of a structured day.
9 May 2017
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