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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 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
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    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
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    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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    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
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    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
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    The Press Democrat : Struggling with addiction

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