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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 Alcohol to the Body You Need to be Aware of

The Dangers of Alcohol to the Body You Need to be Aware of Believe it or not, the effects of alcohol take place from the very first time you drink it. Although it should not come as a concern when we drink wine occasionally, it could become a problem when it gets out of hand ...
22 Oct 2016
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MyCentralJersey.com : Lt. Governor Kim Guandango tour center for network therapy

New Jersey’s Lt. Governor, Kim Guadagno, visited the Center for Network Therapy to understand the ambulatory Detox model and find out how CNT is able to address the needs of individuals suffering from opiate withdrawal, benzo withdrawal and alcohol withdrawal. She was impressed by the efficacy of the program.
17 Oct 2016
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Rehab Today : Now there’s an implant to treat opioid addiction . But will it really help people or create more problems?

Rehab Today, a leading web site that discussed addiction issues, sought Dr. Cidambi’s views on implantable buprenorphine, Probuphine. Dr. Cidambi detailed why she thinks the uptake of Probuphine will be much weaker than expected.
17 Oct 2016
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National Public Radio : Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month

FDA recently announced the approval of Probuphine, an implantable form of buprenorphine, for treating opioid dependence. National Public Radio sought the views of Dr. Cidambi, addiction expert and medical director of the Center for Network Therapy, on the medication.
17 Oct 2016
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Dr. Oz The Good Life.com : The first implant for opioid addiction just recieved FDA approval

Dr. Oz’s online health site seeks addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi’s views on Probuphine, which was recently approved by the FDA. Probuphine is intended for treatment for opioid dependence and it is used to treat individuals suffering from opiate withdrawal and opiate cravings. Dr. Cidambi, Center for Network Therapy’s medical director argues why Probuphine will flop.
17 Oct 2016
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Psychology Today : Does gender matter when it comes to addiction recovery?

Dr. Cidambi posted an article on the world’s most trafficked psychology web site, Psychology Today, detailing why women are predisposed to get addicted faster and how to accelerate their recovery by identifying their special needs.
17 Oct 2016
Blogs

4 Ways to Overcome the Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs

4 Ways to Overcome the Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs Many people in the United States are suffering addiction to the Alcohol and drugs. These substances are claiming the lives of many people in the world. America is no different as there are so many are dying because of the addiction to these things. These ...
15 Oct 2016
Television

Thedoctorschannel.com : 3 Step Protocol May Save Patients from Drug Abuse

The Doctor’s Channel is a television channel aimed exclusively at doctors. In the interview, Dr. Cidambi recommends 3 steps doctors should take while prescribing opioid pain medications in order to minimize the chances of addiction to pain pills.
1 Oct 2016
Blogs

NO MORE OUT OF CONTROL

NO MORE OUT OF CONTROL Because there are so many people that have fallen victim to alcohol abuse, clinics around the nation are offering both inpatient and outpatient treatment. With this being said, outpatient treatment works well for those folks that have developed an alcohol problem but they are not considered to be an alcoholic. ...
1 Oct 2016
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Huffington Post and Psychology Today : Women with addiction have special needs

Addiction specialist, Dr. Indra Cidambi is an expert in treating women with addiction issues. She recognizes the unique challenges women face as they deal with addiction. The press release details her approach to treating women with substance use disorders and it was published in the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.
30 Sep 2016
Blogs

4 Ways to Find the Best Detox Center in NJ

4 Ways to Find the Best Detox Center in NJ One of the finest ways to get over the addiction is by joining or taking treatment from a detox center. Without a speck of doubt, it is also the quickest way to get out of a habit that you might be suffering from ages. Nowadays, ...
20 Sep 2016
Blogs

NO MORE DEPENDENCY

NO MORE DEPENDENCY In the society that we live in today, many people have become addicted to substance abuse. With that being said, there are many different treatment clinics that have been set up all over the world to address these issues. There are several different reasons why people have fallen victim to this disease. ...
20 Sep 2016
Blogs

GOOD-BYE AND GOOD RIDDANCE

GOOD-BYE AND GOOD RIDDANCE When a person has become addicted to alcohol then the only way to overcome this abuse is via rehabilitation to begin living a clean and sober lifestyle once again. Successful rehabilitation starts the individual out on a solid foundation and begins building from there. This way the individual learns to be ...
12 Sep 2016
Blogs

Does The Substance Determine The Success Rate Of Drug Rehab?

Does The Substance Determine The Success Rate Of Drug Rehab? If you or somebody you know is addicted to drugs, you are likely aware that different drugs have different effects on the body and mind. With that said, does the substance that you are addicted to determine the probability of achieving success from a drug ...
7 Sep 2016
Blogs

Three Things To Do Overcome Addiction Quickly and Easily

Three Things To Do Overcome Addiction Quickly and Easily When an individual is in the grips of addiction the future looks bleak and they have a steep and slippery slope to climb to get out of the rut they are in. Addiction changes a person’s character and their behaviour and causes mood swings. Additionally, addiction ...
1 Sep 2016
Television

Pix11.com : PIX 11 TV Interview

Addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi comments on reports of baseball star Dwight Gooden relapsing on PIX 11,New York.
26 Aug 2016
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Rolling Stone.com : Florida zombie drug flakka : Everything you need to know

With news from Florida that a young man killed two people while high on “Flakka” and tried to eat one of his victim’s face, the Rolling Stone magazine reached out to addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, to understand the effects of abusing “Flakka.” What kind of high does it give? What can be expect of people ...
25 Aug 2016
Blogs

Understanding Relapse and How to Prevent It

Understanding Relapse and How to Prevent It Addiction is now a national epidemic. Drugs are more accessible and incredibly more potent than they’ve ever been, leading to rising rates of addiction. With the cost of treatment rising and patients bearing more of the cost, a cost-effective treatment option is needed. It comes in the form ...
21 Aug 2016
Television

Wsj.com : What Is Flakka and Why Is It So Addictive?

The Wall Street Journal reached out to addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi to get her views on “Flakka,” a synthetic stimulant. She explains Flakka’s effects on the body and the mind.
20 Aug 2016
Blogs

The Many Types of Alcohol Detox and Rehab Centers to Choose From

  The Many Types of Alcohol Detox and Rehab Centers to Choose From If you admitted that you have a problem with alcohol it is a big step forward that required courage. However, you will feel now feel a large load has been lifted off your shoulders and you are now ready to move forward ...
13 Aug 2016
Blogs

DISCOMFORT FROM OPIATE WITHDRAWaL

Discomfort From Opiate Withdrawal The severity of withdrawal from opiates depends on several factors. The frequency of substance use, the quantity of use as well as the length of use could determine the severity and length of withdrawal. Withdrawal symptoms can begin anywhere from 6 to 12 hours after last use and last several days. ...
2 Aug 2016
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Health News Digest : Why ambulatory (outpatient) detox is more effective when treating substance abuse

Health News Digest highlights the efficacy of Center for Network Therapy’s Ambulatory Detox model. The article includes quotes from addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi about the factors that drive the higher efficacy of Ambulatory Detoxification.
1 Aug 2016
Print Online Press

Gothamist.com : So, What is K2?

Gothamist.com incorporated addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi’s views in their article on K2.
1 Aug 2016
Blogs

Three Reasons Why You Should Use a Detox Center to Overcome Addictions

Three Reasons Why You Should Use a Detox Center to Overcome Addictions   Many people, despite knowing the dangers, experiment with drugs because they believe they are not prone to get addicted. It takes just a few voluntary indiscretions with drugs to get addicted. This is because drugs alter the reward pathways in the brain ...
23 Jul 2016
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