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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.

    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
    Print Online Press

    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
    Print Online Press

    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 have an issue with alcohol and have decided to address the issue, it is a courageous decision and it represents a big step forward. You feel that a large load has been lifted off of your shoulders and you are now ...
    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
    Print Online Press

    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
    Blogs

    Nine Unexpected Physical and Mental Benefits of Reducing Alcohol Intake

    Nine Unexpected Physical and Mental Benefits of Reducing Alcohol Intake After working the entire week, many people go to bars or other places to socialize and unwind. Alcohol is used as a tool to relax and unwind. Adults are permitted to consume alcohol, but some indulge in it too much. Heavy drinking will lead to ...
    12 Jul 2016
    Print Online Press

    Real Health Magazine : The egony of relief

    Real Health Magazine which includes extensive commentary from Dr. Cidambi in the magazine’s feature article on opioid abuse.
    11 Jul 2016
    Blogs

    Signs of Addiction that Requires Detoxification, Rehab and Addiction Treatment

    Signs of Addiction that Requires Detoxification, Rehab and Addiction Treatment The surprising fact about addiction is that some people never realize they are addicted. While people around the individual may recognize the addiction, the individual himself or herself may not accept it and seek treatment. Over 20 million Americans are in need of treatment for ...
    2 Jul 2016
    Print Online Press

    Sun Herald : Prescription drug among older adults is harder to detect.

    Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in Sun Herald.
    30 Jun 2016
    Print Online Press

    The Press Democrat : Struggling with addiction

    Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in The Press Democrat.
    30 Jun 2016
    Print Online Press

    Santa Fe New Mexican : Drug abuse among seniors hard to detect

    Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in Santa Fe New Mexican.
    30 Jun 2016
    Blogs

    How to Choose the Right Drug Treatment Center in New Jersey

      How to Choose the Right Drug Treatment Center in New Jersey Drug treatment centers usually vary by philosophy, treatment type, and treatment duration. Taking the time to do some research before choosing a treatment facility will help you find a facility that matches the patient’s needs, which, in turn, increases the likelihood of success. ...
    22 Jun 2016
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