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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

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
Print Online Press

Pizza Today Magazine : What’s your employee sobriety responsibility?

Dr. Indra Cidambi, medical director/founder of the Center for Network Therapy, a Middlesex, New Jersey, outpatient drug program, says the food service industry has among the highest rate of illicit drug use. A factor is the stressful nature of the job, which can encourage self-medicating/drug abuse, says Cidambi.
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

Texarkana Gazette : Are you drinking to much? How to cut back

The Texarkana Gazette features Dr. Cidambi’s views on how to identify if you are drinking too much and how to cutback.
2 Apr 2016
Print Online Press

The Gazette : Are you drinking too much? Here’s how to cut back

Iowa’s The Gazette features Dr. Cidambi’s views on how to identify if you are drinking too much and how to cutback.
2 Apr 2016
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