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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

    The Dangers of DIY Detox Programs

    The Dangers of DIY Detox Programs According to studies from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), only one out of every ten alcohol and drug users receive treatment at a professional rehab center or facility. The reasons that many users do not go to receive treatment include not feeling ready to stop ...
    16 Nov 2017
    Blogs

    3 Benefits You Get By Attending Alcoholics Anonymous Program

    3 Benefits You Get By Attending Alcoholics Anonymous Program Many people are dying because they suffer from the addiction to alcohol. In the US alone, each year, there are hundreds of people dying because of this addiction. It is a very sad but yet the bitter truth. Most of them believe that they cannot overcome ...
    3 Nov 2017
    Blogs

    How to Recognize Symptoms and Signs Related to Drug Abuse

    How to Recognize Symptoms and Signs Related to Drug Abuse No one is immune to the consequences of drug abuse, notwithstanding the reason for taking the drug in the first place. Drug abuse is as a result of addiction to a drug, and with addiction, except the patients seek professional treatment, it will be difficult ...
    29 Oct 2017
    Television

    Foxnews.com : How should Trump respond to the opioid crisis?

    Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi talks with Dana Perino of Fox News about, “How Should President Trump Respond to the Opioid Crisis?” Dr. Cidambi reiterates that decriminalization should be used as an incentive to motivate individuals suffering from addiction to enter recovery and re-inegrate into the workforce to become productive members of society. Watch the ...
    25 Oct 2017
    Television

    AlJazzera.com : Dr. Cidambi, shared her insights about the opioid epidemic in America with Al Jazzera

    America’s leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, shared her insights about the opioid epidemic in America with Al Jazzera, the most popular TV channel in the Middle East.
    24 Oct 2017
    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, 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
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