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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.

    Radio

    BBC Sound Clip : The reasons for Prince’s death from Fentanyl overdose.

    When BBC World Service wanted to inform their audience about the reasons for Prince’s death from Fentanyl overdose and the dangers of abusing opiates, they turned to addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, to get her expert opinion on opiate addiction, opiate cravings and opiate withdrawal.
    17 Jun 2016
    Television

    Chasing News : Heroin Under My Skin

    Television station WWOR solicited addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi’s opinion on Probuphine, an implantable form of buprenorphine, recently approved by the FDA. Probuphine is recommended for maintenance treatment of dependence on opiates. It is to be used to address opiate cravings and opiate withdrawal.
    13 Jun 2016
    Blogs

    Addiction to Prescription Drugs Could Be Fatal

    Addiction to Prescription Drugs Could Be Fatal When most people think of drug addiction, they usually think of illicit substances such as cocaine, heroin, flakka or other street drugs. What you may not be aware of is that addiction to prescription pain pills and other doctor-prescribed medications is the leading cause of overdose deaths in ...
    10 Jun 2016
    Blogs

    UNBOUND: SET YOURSELF FREE

    UNBOUND: SET YOURSELF FREE When an individual afflicted by the disease of addiction takes the big step of entering treatment, he or she has laid a solid foundation on which to build recovery. With diligence, they can be free from the bondage of addiction and begin to take control of their life! By entering treatment, ...
    30 May 2016
    Print Online Press

    The Northern Virginia Daily : Overdoses vault ahead of last year’s numbers

    Northern Virginia’s leading daily sought addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi’s opinion on Carfentanil, an opiate that is 10,000 times more potent than morphine.
    30 May 2016
    Print Online Press

    New Jersey : Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Tours Center for Network Therapy in Middlesex

    New Jersey’s Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno, visited CNT to learn more about detoxing individuals from alcohol, benzodiazepines and opiates in an Ambulatory (Outpatient) setting. She met with addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, and patients to learn about the efficacy of the program. https://nj.gov/governor/media/photos/
    19 May 2016
    Print Online Press

    Recovery @ CNT: Brian’s Story of Addiction Treatment

    Brian’s childhood was no different from a million other kids – he grew up in a quiet suburban town; he played soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. In his teenage years, he found he had a talent for music and became adept at the guitar, the bass and ...
    13 May 2016
    Print Online Press

    Real Health Magazine : Understanding how opioids could have taken Prince’s life

    Real Health, magazine focused on the African-American population, seeks Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi’s expert opinion on the possibility that Prince died of opioid overdose.
    10 May 2016
    Blogs

    Why Treating Alcohol Dependence in an Outpatient Setting is Preferred

    Why Treating Alcohol Dependence in an Outpatient Setting is Preferred Most addiction treatment providers treat dependence on alcohol in an inpatient setting. This may be the right setting for individuals who do not have a modicum of support at home, have an acute co-occurring medical condition, or actively suffering from delirium tremens or seizures. However, ...
    10 May 2016
    Blogs

    When is Outpatient Alcohol Treatment an Ideal Option?

    When is Outpatient Alcohol Treatment an Ideal Option? Outpatient alcohol treatment has generally proven to be more effective than inpatient treatment, but some support at home is needed. There are similarities between inpatient and outpatient alcohol treatment: both offer detoxification from all substances (alcohol, anesthetics, benzos and opiates); both utilize medication assisted treatment to detox ...
    2 May 2016
    Blogs

    3 Things You Should Consider When Deciding a Detoxification Center

    3 Things You Should Consider When Deciding a Detoxification Center   Addiction, currently, is very common with the spread of opioid epidemic. Addiction cannot be overcome easily, as it has a genetic component. Consequently, it is important to address addiction as early as possible. The youth of our country is particularly vulnerable to getting addicted ...
    28 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    The Greatist : Can You Really Get Addicted to Cocaine After Trying it Once?

    CNT’s Medical Director and leading addiction expert, Indra Cidambi, M.D., was not only quoted in the article, she was also recognized as a leading expert and pioneer in the field of Addiction Medicine.
    5 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    LA Opinion : What is ‘spice’ drug overdose after causing overdose on Skid Row?

    Los Angeles’ largest Spanish language daily, LA Opinion, sought addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi’s opinion on “Spice,” and its impact on communities.
    5 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    My Central Jersey : Drug Detox center seeks to break the cycle of substance abuse

    Central Jersey’s premier newspaper recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model
    5 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    Patch.com : Heroin. It Wants You Dead but it Will Settle for Miserable

    New Jersey Patch highlighted the effectiveness of CNT’s unique program. The article describes how CNT helped an individual addicted to pain pills and heroin to achieve sobriety and remain sober for over 12 months.
    5 Apr 2016
    Blogs

    Five Practical Ways to Keep a Tab On Your Drinking

    Five Practical Ways to Keep a Tab On Your Drinking Have you been considering cutting back on drinking? Maybe you have encountered some adverse health or relationship issues due to your drinking, or you just don’t wish to go over the limit in your next drinking session with your friends. If you are drinking too ...
    4 Apr 2016
    Radio

    Radio MD : How to Rein in Excessive Drinking

    Dr. Cidambi talks about how to rein in excessive drinking
    2 Apr 2016
    Radio

    RadioMD : Teens & Adderall Abuse

    CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D., talks about the misconceptions about Adderall, highlights the potential of getting addicted to Adderall and the possibility of the medication becoming the “gateway” drug leading to abuse of other substances.
    2 Apr 2016
    Television

    NJTVonline.org : Outpatient Rehab Offers Another Option for Addicts

    1.  Outpatient Rehab Offers Another Option for Addicts. NJTVonline.org
    2 Apr 2016
    Television

    Long Island Backstory : Addiction to alcohol and drugs with the mothers of TAM (The Addict’s Mom)

    2. Dr. Cidambi discusses addiction to alcohol and drugs with the mothers of TAM (The Addict’s Mom). How to identify if a loved is addicted? How to take steps to get them into treatment?
    2 Apr 2016
    Television

    Long Island Backstory : Advantages of the Ambulatory Detox model relative to Traditional models

    Gary Jacobs, Chief Editor of Long Island Backstory interviews Dr. Cidambi: Advantages of the Ambulatory Detox model relative to Traditional models. Mr. Jacobs acknowledges the pioneering effort of Dr. Cidambi to drive towards a lower cost, higher efficacy model to treat addiction.
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    PsychCentral : How to recognize Holiday Binge Drinking

    PsychCentral, a leading online magazine focusing on mental health and substance abuse issues sought out Dr. Cidambi to help recognize holiday binge alcohol drinking.
    2 Apr 2016
    Print Online Press

    Lansing State Journal : Dr. Cidambi’s advice on how to cutback from excessive alcohol consumption

    A newspaper from Lansing, Michigan leverages Dr. Cidambi’s deep expertise in drug and alcohol addiction to help their readers identify if they are drinking excessively and offr ways to cutback.
    2 Apr 2016
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