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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

    Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Buprenorphine

    Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Buprenorphine Buprenorphine, or Suboxone is a medication that is used to help individuals suffering from an addiction to opiates to quit using the drug. There are some misconceptions about buprenorphine and the most common one is that Buprenorphine treatment is a drug-for-drug substitution. In this article we will try ...
    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
    Print Online Press

    Why Doctors Are Diagnosing More Women With ADHD

    Dr. Cidambi says a spike in ADHD prescriptions among reproductive age women could be because more women are turning to ADHD medications to obtain a high, as states clamp down on opioid pain pill prescriptions.
    8 May 2017
    Print Online Press

    Talkbusiness.net : Opioids versus medical marijuana debate begins in Arkansas

    Talk Business and Politics of Arkansas talks to Dr. Cidambi on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in the state.
    5 May 2017
    Blogs

    Facts Concerning Benzo Addiction You Never Knew

    Facts Concerning Benzo Addiction You Never Knew Benzo is among the most abused drugs in the globe right now. Most people have for a long time now had the misconception that it can ease their pain only to end up hooked to it. What most people forget to note is that Benzo medication is a ...
    28 Apr 2017
    Blogs

    What Is Similar And Different About Opioids And Opiates?

    What Is Similar And Different About Opioids And Opiates? There are stories that take place nearly every day about the detriments of opiates and opioids, and how harmful they can be to individuals and families alike. While many people are aware that opiate and opioid are two different things, there aren’t that many people who ...
    16 Apr 2017
    Print Online Press

    Daily Record : LETTER- Decriminalize marijuana, don’t legalize it

    Morris county’s leading news paper publishes Dr. Cidambi’s Op-Ed piece on the perils of legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
    9 Apr 2017
    Blogs

    The Detoxification and Withdrawal Symptoms of Klonopin

    The Detoxification and Withdrawal Symptoms of Klonopin Klonopin has for a long time been a cause for worry to those addicted to it. It tends to block the receptors in the brain causing a significant amount of stress and even anxiety in some cases. The strange fact is that it does not take long for ...
    6 Apr 2017
    Print Online Press

    Hidden Testimony -Substance Abuse Among Attorneys

    CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D. comments on the link between genetics and addiction.
    1 Apr 2017
    Print Online Press

    Mixing “Benzos” With Opiates Will Cause A Drug Pandemic In America

    CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D. comments on the link between genetics and addiction.
    1 Apr 2017
    Blogs

    There’s A Light at The End of The Tunnel

    There’s A Light at The End of The Tunnel If you are somebody who is looking for some outpatient detoxification programs but are not exactly sure as to how to best approach this particular process, then you might want to have a look below. Aside from providing some helpful tips that you may want to ...
    30 Mar 2017
    Blogs

    Three Ways Families Unhealthily Deal with A Drug Addiction

    Three Ways Families Unhealthily Deal with A Drug Addiction Drug addiction is unquestionably impactful to a person’s family. This includes the physical and mental beings of each family member, their stability, behavior, and of course, finances. If addiction is not dealt with post haste, it could permanently scar the family, and for the family to ...
    17 Mar 2017
    Blogs

    Infographic: Major Plus Points of Outpatient Addiction Treatment

    Infographic: Major Plus Points of Outpatient Addiction Treatment An outpatient rehab facility allows clients to live at home and participate in treatment at an outpatient center during the daytime. It also gives clients more flexibility in treatment, giving them the opportunity to keep up with their official work and also day-to-day responsibilities at home. Those ...
    11 Mar 2017
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