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Pioneer in Outpatient Detox

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

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab

Outpatient Alcohol Rehab At first, you start off with raising a toast at celebratory events or enjoying an occasional drink at office parties. Or you hang out with your buddies, besties, or colleagues after school or work, and drinking alcohol or taking the latest party or club drugs seem like the “in thing.” Before you ...
24 May 2020
Blogs

The Effect of Drugs on Unborn Babies

  Whether you’re planning to embrace motherhood or discover that you are pregnant, your world is suddenly filled with a newfound joy and happiness. But at the same time, if you are caught in the web of substance abuse, you know that it’s time to reach out and seek help. If you let the fear ...
23 May 2020
Blogs

What is the Impact of Drugs on Our Brain and Body?

  If you feel like you are walking around in circles and trying to find your way out of a labyrinth of troubles, and that substance abuse will offer you a quick-fix solution, think again. You may be facing a plethora of personal and/or professional issues, and the urge to “feel good” or “stop feeling ...
20 May 2020
Blogs

AVOIDING RELAPSE DURING COVID19

Nationally Recognized Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, Suggests Ways to Maintain Sobriety New Jersey, NY – May 5th, 2020 – The myriad restrictions and dislocations caused by COVID19 is challenging to everyone, worldwide. “But for people in recovery, it has created the perfect storm for relapse,” noted Dr. Indra Cidambi, a nationally acclaimed Addiction Expert ...
7 May 2020
Blogs

Holiday Binge Drinking: 5 Warning Signs of Alcohol Abuse

When the holiday season reaches its peak, parties and the prevalent cheerful mood give us every reason to bring out the booze and raise a toast to the numerous celebratory occasions in our lives. But on the flip side, even those who tag themselves as social drinkers tend to cross the line and indulge in ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

How to Identify the Telltale Signs of Addiction in your Kids?

  Summer holidays have arrived and it’s time for students to head home from college and teenagers to look forward to spending time outside school. According to Dr. Indra Cidambi, an addiction expert and a leading name in Addiction Medicine, excessive free time on their hands and, invariably, no adult supervision, results in enhancing the ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

Is Your Physician Unknowingly Boosting Your Addiction?

Is Your Physician Unknowingly Boosting Your Addiction? Opioid and benzodiazepine abuse are a significant issue in the U.S. Some patients may be unaware of the fact that they are now addicted to either benzodiazepine or an opioid until they give it up and start feeling the effects of benzodiazepine withdrawal or opioid withdrawal; at this ...
22 Apr 2020
Blogs

Outpatient Drug Treatment

Outpatient Drug Treatment Maybe the first time you experimented with drugs was because of peer pressure or the need to blend with the crowd and look “cool.” Little did you realize that your life would be turned on its head. Before too long, you become addicted and takes its toll on your career, relationships, health ...
22 Mar 2020
Blogs

The Dangers Of COVID-19 And Substance Disorders

The Dangers Of COVID-19 And Substance Disorders As the coronavirus pandemic threatens our way of life, everything is changing and everyone is adapting. Remember, individuals suffering from substance use disorders are at higher risk of contracting CoronaVirus due to comorbid conditions and urban/suburban demographics. If you or a loved one suffer from addiction, it is ...
22 Mar 2020
Blogs

Exploring Optimal Approaches to Treat Addiction to Alcohol or Drugs

Exploring Optimal Approaches to Treat Addiction to Alcohol or Drugs Alcohol abuse or alcohol dependency is one of the most significant issues still plaguing our modern society. The excessive consumption of or dependency on alcohol can give rise to many social and personal problems. Over the long term, it can have significant detrimental effects on ...
10 Mar 2020
Print Online Press

REFINERY29: Here’s How To Finally Put Down Your Juul

REFINERY29 published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
5 Feb 2020
Blogs

5 Key Things to Look for in a Rehab Center

Addiction of any kind, be it to alcohol or drugs, is a dreaded affliction. Not only does it tend to destroy the individual who is addicted, but also impacts everyone in his network – friends or family. Many rehab or addiction treatment centers have effective substance abuse treatment programs that can help the individual overcome ...
29 Jan 2020
Print Online Press

NYMetroParents: How to Help Your Teen Manage Stress

NYMetroParents published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
26 Jan 2020
Blogs

Why Choose CNT?

If you have a family member or friend who suffers from addiction or you find yourself trudging down a path of self-destruction and need help, it brings you to the daunting task of identifying the right detoxification center as more often than not, it is the key to effective treatment. There are numerous detox centers ...
13 Jan 2020
Print Online Press

The New York Times – How to Help a Teenager Handle the Death of an Idol

The New York Times published a print featuring Dr. Cidambi
25 Dec 2019
Blogs

Drug Counseling: The Importance of Utilizing It

Drug Counseling: The Importance of Utilizing It People initiate drug use for a variety of reasons. Often, it is because they want to stop the pain, either physical or emotional. Their bodies get used to the dosage and now they need greater quantities to continue feeling the same high. With time, the body becomes chemically ...
5 Dec 2019
Blogs

Drug Rehab and Detox in NJ: Why You Should Seek Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms

Drug Rehab and Detox in NJ: Why You Should Seek Treatment for Withdrawal Symptoms Many people who suffer from an addiction to drugs or alcohol believe they cannot take control of their addiction. Although some may try to kick the habit by themselves, it is not advisable to do so due to the health risks ...
24 Nov 2019
Blogs

Everything you need to know about alcohol withdrawal

Everything you need to know about alcohol withdrawal Alcohol abuse or alcohol dependency is one of the most significant issues still plaguing our modern society. The excessive consumption of or dependency on alcohol can give rise to many social and personal problems. Over the long term, it can have significant detrimental effects on the mind ...
6 Nov 2019
Print Online Press

How To Talk To Your Kid About Vaping: Start Really Young

How To Talk To Your Kid About Vaping: Start Really Young
11 Oct 2019
Blogs

Substance Abuse Evaluations

Each person struggling with addiction carries different levels of dependence and physical conditions. To form the most effective treatment plan, a substance abuse evaluation plan takes place to assess the individual addiction level. The evaluation helps to customize treatment plans that have a higher chance to succeed. What to Expect at a Substance Abuse Evaluation? ...
10 Oct 2019
Blogs

Best Strategies to Battle Opioid Addiction

Best Strategies to Battle Opioid Addiction Opioid addiction is a serious and debilitating condition that can have potentially disastrous effects on an individual’s physical and mental wellbeing. It also causes problems like relationship difficulties, social withdrawal, financial stress, and more. In addition, the actual process of battling addiction can be a long and stressful one. ...
10 Oct 2019
Blogs

Klonopin Addiction Treatment

Klonopin Addiction Treatment Doctors give prescription drugs to help patients. Is that always true? Are prescription drugs helpful and safe? The truth is that taking prescription drugs such as Klonopin has a thin line between treatment to addiction. Sadly, many prescribers develop a dependence on a drug that is supposed to help. Addiction to Klonopin ...
26 Sep 2019
Blogs

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Near New York

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Near New York A pioneer in high-quality Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detox and Rehab, the Center for Network Therapy (CNT) is located just a short drive from Manhattan (New York.) CNT offers detoxification from from alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines, stimulants, anesthetics, and other substances. With a core belief that network therapy, which ...
15 Sep 2019
Blogs

The Effects of Mixing Suboxone and Alcohol

  Suboxone is prescribed to treat opioid dependence, acute or chronic pain.   In most cases, the drug helps to overcome addiction and avoid relapse after treatment.   Sadly, suboxone users mix the prescribed medication with alcohol, trying to reach the same high as the opioid agonist.   Mixing Suboxone with alcohol is extremely dangerous; ...
5 Aug 2019
Blogs

Ambulatory, or Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Ambulatory or outpatient treatment does not involve an overnight stay at a treatment facility. Outpatient or ambulatory care may take place at a doctor’s office, medical facility, hospital, mental health or rehabilitation treatment facility. Treatment could range from acute withdrawal management to maintenance treatment. Less Disruptive and More Effective at Lower Cost Outpatient treatment for ...
4 Aug 2019
Blogs

Alcohol and Drug Detox and Rehab Centers

Alcohol and Drug Detox and Rehab Centers Rehabilitation facilities are utilized to recover from various medical conditions – physical, mental illness, and addiction. Drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab centers specialize in treating individuals addicted to various substances. Most drug and alcohol detoxification and rehab facilities treat a range of chemical dependency. The major difference ...
31 Jul 2019
Print Online Press

Thrive Global – How to Alleviate Travel Anxiety and Avoid Addiction

Thrive Global published a print authored by Dr. Cidambi
22 Jul 2019
Print Online Press

RealSimple – 6 Practical Ways to Deal With Travel Anxiety by Dr. Cidambi

RealSimp.com publishes a print authored by Dr. Cidambi
21 Jul 2019
Blogs

Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin Addiction Treatment Opiates can all be extremely addictive, and heroin is a potent opiate with a high risk of overdose.   Short-term and long-term users risk lethal overdose every time they use it. Treating an addiction to heroin addiction is difficult and requires medical, pharmacological and therapeutic support.   When dealing with heroin addiction, ...
7 Jul 2019
Blogs

What is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

What is an Intensive Outpatient Program? Are you considering a treatment program that will fully address your needs? Do you prefer to get better in a less restrictive environment? Does building a supportive network of friends and family important to you during the treatment process? With a focus on laying a foundation for long-term recovery, ...
7 Jul 2019
Blogs

What is Naloxone?

Naloxone is a medication that can reverse the opioid overdose and help potentially save a life.   As part of Governor Murphy’s initiative to combat opioid crisis, NJ Human Services is making naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug – available for free on June 18th. You can visit any of the PARTICIPATING PHARMACIES to obtain free naloxone kit. ...
18 Jun 2019
Radio

The Entrepreneurway Podcast: Being Sure That You Are the Best in the Business with Indra Cidambi Founder and Owner of Center for Network Therapy .

Indra Cidambi, M.D., is the Medical Director at the Center for Network Therapy and is recognized as a leading expert and pioneer in the field of Addiction Medicine. Under her leadership, the Center for Network Therapy started New Jersey’s first state licensed Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detoxification program for all substances nearly three years ago. Indra is ...
18 Jun 2019
Print Online Press

The Record – Dr. Cidambi Adressing Inequity Key to End Opioid Crisis

The Record publishes a print authored by Dr. Cidambi, adressing inequity key to end opioid crisis in United States.
4 Jun 2019
Radio

Future Tech Podcast: Reducing the Stigma of Addiction and Dramatically Increasing the Success Rate of Treatment [Part1]

Dr. Cidambi explains that in contrast to the traditional model of inpatient care, which many insurance policies will not cover, an outpatient detoxification program will allow more patients to obtain care without the consequences of inpatient care, such as the required isolation from friends and family members, and having to take time away from work.
25 May 2019
Radio

Future Tech Podcast: Doing Away with the Inpatient Model of Addiction Treatment and Detoxification [Part2]

Dr. Cidambi explains that in contrast to the traditional model of inpatient care, which many insurance policies will not cover, an outpatient detoxification program will allow more patients to obtain care without the consequences of inpatient care, such as the required isolation from friends and family members, and having to take time away from work.
25 May 2019
Blogs

Safe Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Management

Safe Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Management What are Benzos? In recent years, the opioid epidemic has received notable attention in the media. On the positive note, medications such as Benzodiazepines, or benzos, are usually prescribed to treat anxiety and help people. On the other hand, prescribed benzos take a heavy tall. The number of drug dependencies and ...
25 Feb 2019
Blogs

Alcohol Withdrawal Management

How to Treat Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms What Is Alcohol Withdrawl? Alcohol withdrawal syndrome can develop when you suddenly stop drinking alcohol after a period of frequent and substantial consumption, be it vodka, whiskey, wine or beer. If you are unable to stop consuming alcohol despite wanting to, or despite negative consequences, it is an addiction. ...
20 Feb 2019
Blogs

What Heroin can do to Your Body?

There is an increase in the use of heroin in the streets of the US resulting from the ban on Opana and hydrocodone. Those who were addicts of these pain relieving treatments see heroin as the best option that is left. This is even elevated by the fact that heroin can be easily acquired on ...
30 Dec 2018
Blogs, Print Online Press

NJ Biz : Ambulatory detox centers starting to catch on

Center for Network Therapy in Middlesex becoming a model for the health care industry When the Center for Network Therapy first opened its doors in Middlesex and asked for referrals to its ambulatory detox service, New Jersey’s medical community wasn’t very eager. But in the past two years, the service has become popular and hospitals ...
30 Nov 2018
Blogs

Playing Through Pain : NFL Gets Yellow Flag For Opioid Misuse

Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi provides insight into the consequences of using opioid pain medication to mask pain in order to continue to play New York, NY – March 31, 2017 – As per research* by Washington University, retired National Football League (NFL) players misused opioid pain medications at a rate four times greater than ...
16 Nov 2018
Blogs

The Faces Of Addiction : The Middle-Aged, Women And Fentanyl

The Faces Of Addiction : The Middle-Aged, Women And Fentanyl Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, analyzes factors driving continued growth in drug overdose deaths. New York, NY – March 15, 2017 – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released data that showed that drug overdose deaths (excl. alcohol) rose 11% year-over-year to 52,404 in ...
31 Oct 2018
Blogs

Against The Law

Against The Law We’ve all been there. Drinks with our workmates after a long day. Celebratory drinks after a big win. Too many cocktails at a staff function. Some offices even host regular social functions within the business premises. More often than not, these are all just social gatherings that help employees bond, break barriers ...
26 Oct 2018
Blogs

Impact on children of parental substance use

IMPACT ON CHILDREN OF PARENTAL SUBSTANCE USE Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Shares Tips on How to Help Children Affected by Addiction NEW JERSEY-Our country is in the middle of a drug epidemic and, as per SAMHSA, 1 in 4 children in the United States is exposed to alcohol abuse or dependence in the family. ...
2 Oct 2018
Blogs

Is your Doctor Unwittingly Enabling your Addiction?

Is your Doctor Unwittingly Enabling your Addiction? Opioid and benzodiazepine abuse is a critical problem in America. Some people may not even be aware that they have become chemically dependent on one of these medications until they stop taking the medication and begin to experience withdrawal symptoms, as the need for substance detoxification grows. Many ...
29 Aug 2018
Blogs

Brian Cuban praises center for network therapy’s outpatient detox model

Brian Cuban praises center for network therapy’s outpatient detox model BEST-SELLING AUTHOR AND AUTHORITY ON ADDICTION VISITS NEW JERSEY’S FIRST AMBULATORY DETOX CENTER AND SHARES HIS RECOVERY STORY WITH PATIENTS New Jersey –June 3, 2016 – The Center for Network Therapy (CNT), New Jersey’s first state licensed ambulatory detox facility for all substance abuse, welcomedBrian ...
17 Aug 2018
Blogs

Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption

Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption The battle of treating those living with the disease of addiction is ongoing and ever – challenging. New treatments and medications are continually being developed, tested and introduced. One of the newer medications on the market, introduced in 2016, is Probuphine. This drug is unique in its ...
31 Jul 2018
Blogs

Mixing Opiates With ‘Benzos’

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 200 people in the United States die due to opiate overdose every day. That is of epidemic proportions! Despite various efforts by the federal and state bodies, the epidemic continues unabated. One of the reasons the opioid overdose deaths continue to rise is because of the ...
21 Jul 2018
Blogs

Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis?

Around 30 states have implemented new laws and policies, limiting physician’s ability to prescribe opioid pain pills to their patients. The most common method is to put a limit on the first prescription for opioid pills, stipulating that it should be for a week or less. There are also rules about the potency of these ...
15 Jul 2018
Television

SAMHSA: Why Addiction is a Disease and Why is it Important

SAMHSA recognizes CNT’s Dr. Cidambi as a leader in addiction treatment; SAMHSA invites Dr. Cidambi to participate in a panel discussion on why Addiction is a Disease. Dr. Cidambi highlighted to SAMHSA’a audience the fact that a move to increased outpatient treatment for the disease of addiction will lower stigma and help people suffering from ...
11 Jul 2018
Blogs

Holiday binge drinking – Five sign you are abusing alcohol

Many individuals binge drink during the holidays as the party season is in full swing. Dr. Cidambi suggests that they should become aware if they are abusing alcohol or using it as an emotional crutch.
30 Jun 2018
Blogs

Journaling to recovery, Made simple

Over time journaling that demands a lot of time becomes an arduous task and individuals in recovery tend to discontinue it. Dr. Cidambi, America’s leading addiction expert, shares her methodology of journaling, which is effective and can be done in 2 minutes or less.
16 Jun 2018
Blogs

Teens and the abuse of the “good grade” pill

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 Jun 2018
Blogs

Teenage Vaping Puts Structure In Place For Heroin and/or Cocaine Addiction.

 
16 May 2018
Blogs

Cracking Down on Opiates

Cracking Down on Opiates Pain Pill Prescriptions Leads To A More Deadly Drug Trend: Pressed Pills Over 30 million people worldwide use opiates – for legitimate pain or for recreational purposes. Unfortunately, many uses them to feed their addiction, and suffering from detoxification withdrawal symptoms when attempting to quit it. Irrespective of whether opiates, such ...
29 Apr 2018
Radio

WCBS Newsradio 880 with Neil Carouosso

America’s leading addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, warns against the “vaping” trend, especially among teenagers. She predicts that it will eventually lead to experimentation with more potent drugs and addiction.
26 Apr 2018
Television

Bold Business

America’s leading addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, discusses the opioid crisis ravaging the country and opined that decriminalization should be used as an incentive to motivate individuals suffering from addiction to enter recovery and re-integrate into the workforce.
12 Apr 2018
Radio

The Takeaway WNYC and NPR

The nationally syndicated radio news program invited the country’s leading addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, about her work as an Addiction Psychiatrist and how she wants to change the way opioids are being prescribed.
12 Apr 2018
Blogs

Is Addiction in my Genes?

Are you living with a parent or family member who suffers from addiction? Are you concerned that you may be predisposed to addictions? Addiction has a strong genetic component and your concerns are well founded. Two factors strongly contribute to the initiation of use of addictive substances; environment and genetics. The risk of addiction tends ...
7 Apr 2018
Blogs

Sublocade: Directionally Positive, But Not A Panacea

Sublocade: Directionally Positive, But Not A Panacea Buprenorphine has been used for nearly two decades to treat addiction to opiates, such as prescription pain pills, heroin, and fentanyl. In fact, Buprenorphine has been very successful as it not only provides relief from withdrawal symptoms, it also mitigates cravings. Physicians prescribe buprenorphine, which comes in Listerine-like ...
27 Mar 2018
Print Online Press

NJ Spotlight: OP-ED: Gov. Murphy ignores downside of legalized pot

NJ Spotlight publishes an Op-Ed piece authored by Dr. Cidambi, highlighting the perils of legalizing marijuana for recreational use to NJ Gov. Murphy.
9 Feb 2018
Blogs

Identifying Alcohol or Drug Abuse in the Work Place

Addiction Expert Dr. Indra Cidambi Spells Out Warning Signs Your Co-Worker May Be Abusing Drugs New York – January 20, 2016 – Substance abuse (alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs) in the workplace is a serious issue with negative consequences for employers. Over 77% of illicit drug users are employed in the workplace, according to ...
2 Feb 2018
Blogs

Recognizing Addiction

Recognizing Addiction Addiction is defined as an inability to stop using a certain substance despite negative consequences. It can take many forms like illicit drugs, alcohol, prescription medication, gambling or sex. Addiction is easy to spot when a person becomes highly dysfunctional. However, many individuals with addiction issues are “functioning,” in that they are able ...
20 Jan 2018
Radio

Health Professional Radio : The Rise in Fentanyl Use and Overdose

Dr. Indra Cidambi, MD, Medical Director, Center for Network Therapy, talks about the history of Fentanyl, it’s use, both legal and illegal, and how it differs from traditional opioids. Fentanyl Use and Overdose.
24 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

New York Times : The Lawyer, the Addict

The article, The Lawyer, The Addict, taps into Dr. Cidambi’s experience in treating legal professionals.
6 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

The Oprah Magazine : The 90-Day rule

Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in “O,” The Oprah Magazine’s April 2016 Issue – Her 90-day Plan to Avert Pain Pill Abuse.
5 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

USA Today : Deaths from drugs, alcohol and suicide could hit 1.6M over the next decade, report says

USA Today, America’s leading newspaper taps into Dr. Cidambi’s expertise and highlights the key reasons for today’s opioid epidemic.
4 Dec 2017
Blogs

Opioid prescription decline data misleading – addiction expert says heroin and fentanyl still driving opioid overdose deaths higher

Dr. Indra Cidambi Analyzes CDC Report Showing Doctors Are Cutting Back on Opioid Prescriptions New York – July 7, 2017 – Opioid prescription data released this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed the number of opioid pain pill prescriptions per 100 people declined by 13% and the potency declined by ...
3 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

New York Daily News : Unfolding Crisis – In no way is this junk the spice of life

New York Daily News published and op-ed piece from addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi about synthetic marijuana, also known as K2. the article helps individuals understand the make up of K2 and its dangers.
3 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

DNA Info New York : Sen. chuck schumer introduces bill to make k2 chemicals illegal

DNA Info New York reached out to addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi to get her views on K2 after New York Senator, Chuck Schemer, introduced legislation to ban chemicals used in the manufacture of K2.
2 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

Chicago Tribune : 5 ways to make your 2017 resolution work in 2018

Dr. Cidambi’s provided input on how to stick to New Year Resolutions, leveraging her expertise in helping people in recovery.
2 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

New York Daily News : Doc gooden’s drug denial may be cry for help

The New York Daily News asked addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi to write an op ed piece on allegations that former baseball star Dwight Gooden had gone back to abusing drugs. She talks about how to help individuals struggling with relapse to re-engage in treatment and get back on the path to recovery.
2 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

Chicago Tribune : Expert offers ways to tell if you’re drinking too much

Chicago’s leading newspaper, sought out CNT’s Medical Director’s expertise to identify the difference between “moderate” and “heavy” alcohol consumption and suggest ways to cutback. Indra Cidambi, M.D. is widely recognized as America’s leading expert on alcohol and drug treatment issues.
1 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

Health News Digest : A New Injectable For Addiction Treatment

Dr. Cidambi provides her views on Sublocade, a recently approved injectable form of buprenorphine.
1 Dec 2017
Print Online Press

We, Magazine for Women : How to Handle the Holidays as a Recovering Addict

Dr. Cidambi’s shared her insights into how individuals in recovery could handle the Holiday Party atmosphere.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Yahoo News.com : Country Music Star Opens Up About Getting Clean

Dr. Cidambi comments on Tyla Lynn’s addiction-related post to Yahoo Beauty – says music stars sharing their addiction stories is a big help.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Shape.com : 10 Ways to Drink Less This Holiday Season

Shape, a site for contemporary, active women interviews Dr. Cidambi about the dangers of unhealthy alcohol consumption.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Vice.com : Stop Saying Your Friend Has a ‘Drug Problem’

Dr. Cidambi explains to VICE magazine when to classify a person as having a problem with drugs or alcohol and highlights the importance of not stigmatizing people with addiction issues.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

The Daily News : Rethinking Drinking Habits for the New Year

Michigan’s The Daily News passes onto readers Dr. Cidambi’s advice on alcohol use: what constitutes excessive drinking? How to cut back?
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

The Buddy : Can You Really Get Addicted to Cocaine After Trying It Once?

Dr. Cidambi shared her views on cocaine – can one really get addicted to it after just one use?
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Yahoo.com/Style : How Many Too-Lit Weekends Does It Take to Make You Dumber?

quotes Center for Network Therapy’s medical director, Dr. Cidambi, on her views about “too-lit” weekends.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Yahoo Style.com : 6 signs your grown up child might be suffering with addiction

Dr. Cidambi lays out the signs and symptoms of addiction to watch for among college-age kids.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Peninsula Daily News : Rx abuse among older adults harder to detect

Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in Peninsula Daily News.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Yahoo Beauty : Mom writes an emotional obituary for her daughter who was addict

Dr. Cidambi provided  insights on how addiction works noting that “Addiction, much like diabetes, is a chronic disease — not a behavioral problem”. Dr. Cidambi also made the case for ambulatory detoxification programs as an alternative treatment method. Please see below for a link to that article and attached for the press clip.
30 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

The Huffington Post : Gender addiction gap shrinking : Why gender matters when it comes to addiction treatment & recovery

Huffington Post published an article by Dr. Cidambi, a specialist in treating women with addiction issues, that talks about why women are predisposed to get addicted faster and how to accelerate their recovery by identifying and meeting women’s special needs.
29 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

The Huffington Post : National Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week – Why Family-Based Recovery Is Important

The article titled, “National Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week – Why Family-Based Recovery Is Important”,  addresses the importance of spreading public awareness about the impact of alcohol and drugs on children and families.
29 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

The Fix : Are we ignoring an escalating benzodiazapine epidemic?

Addiction expert and CNT’s medical director, Dr. Cidambi recently wrote an Op Ed piece for The Fix, America’s leading online resource for individuals affected by substance use disorders. She focused on the rising rate of overdose deaths from overdose of benzodiazepines and how it could worsen the drug epidemic we are facing.
28 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Orlando Sentinel : Experts offers ways to tell if you’re drinking too much

Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, featured in Orlando Sentinel.
27 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Physicians News Digest : Is your doctor enabling your addiction to pain pills?

Physicians News Digest published an article from addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, about how some doctors inadvertently enable addiction to prescription pain pills and other prescription medication such as benzodiazepines. Dr. Cidambi helps individuals identify situations where their physician is enabling their addiction.
26 Nov 2017
Print Online Press

Self.com : Can you outgrow a drinking problem?

Dr. Cidambi talks about whether one can outgrow a drinking problem without seeking formal treatment.
25 Nov 2017
Blogs

The Dangers of DIY Detox Programs

According to studies from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), only one out of every ten alcohol and drug users receive treatment at a professional rehab center or facility. The reasons that many users do not go to receive treatment include not feeling ready to stop the abuse, cannot afford the treatment, ...
16 Nov 2017
Blogs

3 Benefits You Get By Attending Alcoholics Anonymous Program

Many people are dying because they suffer from the addiction to alcohol. In the US alone, each year, there are hundreds of people dying because of this addiction. It is a very sad but yet the bitter truth. Most of them believe that they cannot overcome the addiction that they have and think that their ...
3 Nov 2017
Blogs

How to Recognize Symptoms and Signs Related to Drug Abuse

How to Recognize Symptoms and Signs Related to Drug Abuse No one is immune to the consequences of drug abuse, notwithstanding the reason for taking the drug in the first place. Drug abuse is as a result of addiction to a drug, and with addiction, except the patients seek professional treatment, it will be difficult ...
29 Oct 2017
Television

Foxnews.com : How should Trump respond to the opioid crisis?

Leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi talks with Dana Perino of Fox News about, “How Should President Trump Respond to the Opioid Crisis?” Dr. Cidambi reiterates that decriminalization should be used as an incentive to motivate individuals suffering from addiction to enter recovery and re-inegrate into the workforce to become productive members of society. Watch the ...
25 Oct 2017
Television

AlJazzera.com : Dr. Cidambi, shared her insights about the opioid epidemic in America with Al Jazzera

America’s leading addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi, shared her insights about the opioid epidemic in America with Al Jazzera, the most popular TV channel in the Middle East.
24 Oct 2017
Blogs

Five Types of Alcoholics; Which One Best Describes You?

You might think that there is only one kind of treatment what would cure all alcoholics. But in actuality, we have discovered that there are many types of alcoholics that require varying types and levels of treatment. These harmful effects that alcohol has in a person is determined by the person’s age, the person’s emotional ...
17 Oct 2017
Blogs

All the Details You Didn’t Know About Ambulatory Detox

Drug and substance abuse often leads to addiction which if not cared for could become terminal. There are a lot of people fighting different types of addiction but only a few come out successful. Just by the way most addictions are exceptional so are their treatments. Are you an addict trying to get out of ...
6 Oct 2017
Print Online Press

Hers-magazine : Corinne blames piles and partying in ‘Paradise’

Dr. Cidambi gives her expert opinion on “Bachelor in Paradise” participant, Corrine Olympios’ sexual indiscretion while intoxicated.
5 Oct 2017
Blogs

3 Ultimate Reasons of Why You Should Use the Services of Drug Detox Centers

Drug addiction is one main reason why many people in the USA and around the world are dying in thousands every year. It is necessary for you to find a way to help your loved ones to overcome the addiction. As a parent, it is complicated and hard to see your teenage boy becoming a ...
30 Sep 2017
Print Online Press

Why is Mixing Drugs so Dangerous?

Dr. Cidambi cautions against mixing drugs, as some combinations can be lethal.
25 Sep 2017
Blogs

What you need to know about Intensive Outpatient Programs

An intensive outpatient program (IOP) can be described as a rehabilitation initiative that operates on a flexible platform that does not require the admission of the patient. This program is designed to assist individuals battling various problems related to addiction, substance abuse, and psychological issues such as depression and self-harm tendencies. The alternative treatment method ...
8 Sep 2017
Blogs

6 Reasons to Quit Harmful Substances Such as Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco

Certain substances are available in the market today that we should not take. Some of the things that we should strictly are alcohol, drugs, and tobacco. These are harmful substances and claim many people’s lives every year. Finding a right detox center in New Jersey is a wise thing to do. Finding the best New ...
29 Aug 2017
Blogs

Little Known Reasons Why You Should Take Outpatient Drug Treatment

Drugs are the main reason why many people in the US are dying every year. It is the primary cause of death for many people around the globe as well. If you are seriously struggling and suffering from drug addiction, it is necessary for you to find ways to overcome this deadly habit as quickly ...
17 Aug 2017
Television

Salon.com : Opioid Crisis is a National Emergency

Dr. Cidambi reacts to President Trump declaring the drug epidemic as a national emergency. Salon.com
16 Aug 2017
Print Online Press

U.S. News & World Report : Talking to kids about their parent’s addiction

What kids of parents addicted to drugs or alcohol need to know.
11 Aug 2017
Print Online Press

Health Magazine: Erase Your Pain

Dr. Cidambi is featured in Health Magazine an article titled, “Erase Your Pain.” In the section titled, “What to Know About Taking Opioids”, Dr. Cidambi provides readers with her expert insight about how opioids work and how addictive they can be.”
4 Aug 2017
Blogs

Reviewing the Pros and Cons of Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is a drug that is used to aid patients during drug treatment, but they can also be rather dangerous drugs that people can get addicted to themselves. We are here to show you all the ups and downs of buprenorphine. Buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, Subutex, and Buprenex, is an opiate drug that is ...
1 Aug 2017
Radio

New Jersey 101.5 : Think heroin is bad? NJ experts warn ‘gray death’ kills in minutes

Dr. Cidambi talks about the potency of Gray Death, a combination of natural and synthetic opioids and other substance.
29 Jul 2017
Radio

RadioMD.com : Dr. Cidambi explains: EP 848 Dangerous Drugs

Dr. Cidambi explains to Dr. Michael Roizen how easy it is to get hooked on pain pills and heroin and how to reverse this trend.
28 Jul 2017
Print Online Press

Daily News : Carrie Drugs Grief: Autopsy finds coke, heroin

Dr. Cidambi comments on actors Carrie Fischer’s death from likely overdose.
28 Jul 2017
Print Online Press

Womens Health : ‘​Teen Mom 2’ Star Jenelle Evans Is Opening Up About Her Addiction To Heroin

Dr. Cidambi says estrangement from family si usual side-effect of addiction.
28 Jul 2017
Blogs

5 Smart Tips To Beat Your Alcohol Cravings

5 Smart Tips To Beat Your Alcohol Cravings Are you hooked on to alcohol and trying to overcome the addiction? You must understand that it’s not a smooth ride if you don’t know how to do it smartly. There’s a risk of relapse before becoming sober if you do use the right strategies. During the ...
17 Jul 2017
Blogs

Five Ways to Deal with Stress While Recovering from Addictions

When starting a drug rehabilitation program, you might notice some sudden changes in the coming days that might stress you out more than anything. Here are some tips for how to deal with stress that comes with the rigorous recovery process. Once you choose one of many centers that drug detox New Jersey has to ...
10 Jul 2017
Blogs

4 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a Detox Center

Most of the youth these days are falling trap to two of the most deadly things on earth namely alcohol and the drugs. It is sad to observe that many of the youth, as well as adults, in the world are dying because of these things. Even in the US, it is not surprising to ...
16 Jun 2017
Blogs

3 Crucial Steps You Should Follow to Overcome Alcohol Addiction

Many people never expect themselves to suffer from addiction at the early stages of drinking alcohol. They think that they are having fun in the right way and know their limits. Only when they cannot control the urge of drinking is when they realize that they are suffering from an addiction. It seems merely impossible ...
9 Jun 2017
Blogs

4 Ways Detox Centers Can Help You With Alcohol Addiction

Many people like to drink alcohol as it soothes their soul and helps them to have a fantastic time with their family, friends, and acquaintances. But, there are some who are suffering from addiction to the alcohol because they drink it on a regular basis. For some folks, it is a habit that they cannot ...
23 May 2017
Blogs

Differences in Addiction for Men and Women

Addiction is an affliction that is present everywhere in the world. However, there are geographical differences when it comes to addiction causes, treatment needs, and manifestation. This is definitely the case when it comes to addiction in women and also in men. Despite the fact that addiction affects both men and women there is a ...
10 May 2017
Print Online Press

Edge Media Network : National Drug Take Back Day

EDGE, the largest network of local Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) news and entertainment publications in the world, serving metropolitan areas around the United States leverages Dr. Cidambi’s knowledge of Addiction to talk about the National Drug Take Back Day.
9 May 2017
Radio

RadioMD : Is Ambulatory Detox the Future of Recovery?

A channel focused on doctors, highlights Center for Network Therapy’s Ambulatory Detox Program: There’s a new model that’s recently emerged, Ambulatory Detox, which provides the same protocols and procedures as inpatient centers, with one key difference: clients can return home at the end of a structured day.
9 May 2017
Print Online Press

Why Doctors Are Diagnosing More Women With ADHD

Dr. Cidambi says a spike in ADHD prescriptions among reproductive age women could be because more women are turning to ADHD medications to obtain a high, as states clamp down on opioid pain pill prescriptions.
8 May 2017
Print Online Press

Talkbusiness.net : Opioids versus medical marijuana debate begins in Arkansas

Talk Business and Politics of Arkansas talks to Dr. Cidambi on the possibility of legalizing marijuana in the state.
5 May 2017
Blogs

Facts Concerning Benzo Addiction You Never Knew

Benzo is among the most abused drugs in the globe right now. Most people have for a long time now had the misconception that it can ease their pain only to end up hooked to it. What most people forget to note is that Benzo medication is a prescription for conditions like anxiety. It has ...
28 Apr 2017
Blogs

What Is Similar And Different About Opioids And Opiates?

What Is Similar And Different About Opioids And Opiates? There are stories that take place nearly every day about the detriments of opiates and opioids, and how harmful they can be to individuals and families alike. While many people are aware that opiate and opioid are two different things, there aren’t that many people who ...
16 Apr 2017
Print Online Press

Daily Record : LETTER- Decriminalize marijuana, don’t legalize it

Morris county’s leading news paper publishes Dr. Cidambi’s Op-Ed piece on the perils of legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
9 Apr 2017
Blogs

The Detoxification and Withdrawal Symptoms of Klonopin

Klonopin has for a long time been a cause for worry to those addicted to it. It tends to block the receptors in the brain causing a significant amount of stress and even anxiety in some cases. The strange fact is that it does not take long for one to be totally hooked to this ...
6 Apr 2017
Print Online Press

Hidden Testimony -Substance Abuse Among Attorneys

CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D. comments on the link between genetics and addiction.
1 Apr 2017
Print Online Press

Mixing “Benzos” With Opiates Will Cause A Drug Pandemic In America

CNT’s Medical Director, Indra Cidambi, M.D. comments on the link between genetics and addiction.
1 Apr 2017
Blogs

There’s A Light at The End of The Tunnel

If you are somebody who is looking for some outpatient detoxification programs but are not exactly sure as to how to best approach this particular process, then you might want to have a look below. Aside from providing some helpful tips that you may want to include in your search, we will also have a ...
30 Mar 2017
Blogs

Three Ways Families Unhealthily Deal with A Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is unquestionably impactful to a person’s family. This includes the physical and mental beings of each family member, their stability, behavior, and of course, finances. If addiction is not dealt with post haste, it could permanently scar the family, and for the family to recovery emotionally could take a very long time, if ...
17 Mar 2017
Blogs

Infographic: Major Plus Points of Outpatient Addiction Treatment

An outpatient rehab facility allows clients to live at home and participate in treatment at an outpatient center during the daytime. It also gives clients more flexibility in treatment, giving them the opportunity to keep up with their official work and also day-to-day responsibilities at home. Those just beginning outpatient care may need daily sessions ...
11 Mar 2017
Blogs

NO LONGER A NECESSARY HABIT

There are various types of methodologies that are used to help an individual take back control in his or her life when facing alcohol abuse. Some of the techniques are comprehensive and work in conjunction with one another. The individual will be exposed to various types of counseling and this is especially important because the ...
1 Mar 2017
Blogs

The Top 11 Advantages You Get When You Quit Alcohol

Are you considering to quit alcohol? That is great because there are plenty of benefits you will get when you opt for alcohol detox NJ. Here are some of the surprising advantages you will experience in your alcohol secession journey: You Feel Better Alcohol makes you sick. It makes your body weak, numbs your brain, ...
21 Feb 2017
Blogs

Alcohol Addiction in New Jersey: Cause, Effects, and Treatments

Alcohol Addiction in New Jersey: Cause, Effects, and Treatments Alcohol addiction is a chronic and progressive disease that affectspeople from all walks of life. Although there isn’t a single cause, experts say genetic, behavioral, and psychological factors can contribute to the disease. Many people don’t know that alcohol is a disease. Alcoholism is a mental ...
6 Feb 2017
Blogs

TIME FOR DETOX

There are so many people today in our society that have gotten themselves addicted to drugs and because addiction is so commonplace it seems as though it’s the trendy thing to do. People are participating heavily in drug activity and many are into taking some type of recreational drug with the hope that they don’t ...
30 Jan 2017
Blogs

What Everybody Ought to Know About Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are one of the popular medications that they prescribe to the older people in the United States. They have some fantastic qualities which work directly on the central nervous system. It can help reduce anxiety and seizures, relaxes the muscles and can induce sleep. Short-term use of this medicine is considered safe and effective. ...
23 Jan 2017
Television

Cbslocal.com : Parents Hooked On Heroin

CBS News reached out to addiction treatment pioneer, Dr. Indra Cidambi, to get her views on the impact on children of their parents’ addiction.
17 Jan 2017
Blogs

BREAKING THE CHAINS OF ADDICTION

Alcohol addiction is not biased to any race or creed of the human population and has become a global problem. It destroys the lives of mankind, whether they are rich, poor, black, white, or others. So, when a person who has been affected by the tragedy of addiction and desires to put it behind him ...
9 Jan 2017
Television

Foxnews.com : What you need to know about fentanyl

Fox News sought out addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi’s opinion on factors related to Prince’s death from fentanyl overdose and more generally, on the opiate epidemic in America.
6 Jan 2017
Blogs

3 Things You Should Consider When Finding Drug Treatment Centers

It is the most unfortunate thing to note that most of the youth in the USA and other countries are getting into drugs. No one knows how dangerous life is going to be when they begin to take the drugs. Only after getting their feet deep inside that they recognize the fact that there is ...
26 Dec 2016
Blogs

BUPRENORPHINE WITHDRAWAL

There are many different reasons that people become addicted to prescription drugs. With that being said, sometimes the cause is due to the person constantly being in a lot of bodily pain. Because of that reason, many people around the globe have fallen prey to different types of opioids. Opioids are popular because they have ...
10 Dec 2016
Blogs

How to Go about Pain Pill Detoxification

Painkillers are perhaps the most abused drugs today. More and more people are now using Oxycontin and Vicodin (which are narcotic drugs) for non-medical or recreational purposes. However, others get prescriptions pain pills but end up developing an addiction. A 2009 report from the Substance Abuses and Mental Services Administration indicated that more than 590,000 ...
28 Nov 2016
Television

NJTVonline.org : NJTV Drug Addiction Forum Focuses on Treatment

CNT’s Dr. Cidambi, former NJ Gov. Jim McGreevy and other host NJTV’s forum on the drug epidemic in NJ and treatment and recovery options. Of particular interest to the interviewer and the audience was the Center for Network Therapy’s Ambulatory Detox model. The ambulatory Detox model was pioneered by Dr. Cidambi in NJ.
17 Nov 2016
Blogs

How Rehab Helps Ease Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

In the early stage of addiction, your intake might be in little quantity. However, soon or later, you found yourself unable to part with a pint every often. Perhaps you did not understand that alcohol is one of the most addictive substances. The solution to regaining sobriety lies in you visiting a reliable New Jersey ...
1 Nov 2016
Blogs

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 and we consume it more than what the body can handle. When this ...
22 Oct 2016
Print Online Press

HealthZette.com : The hidden victim of the opioid crisis

Dr. Cidambi is featured in, “The Hidden Victims of the Opioid Crisis,” an article about the uptick in the number of children in the foster care system as more parents become addicted to opioids. Dr. Cidambi provided her insight into how the long-standing inpatient detox protocol might not be the best course of action.
17 Oct 2016
Print Online Press

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
Print Online Press

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
Print Online Press

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
Print Online Press

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

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 numbers are only increasing as the years are passing. There ...
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

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. For instance, they may be ...
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

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, you can find numerous alcohol detox centers in NJ, unlike ...
20 Sep 2016
Blogs

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. It could be ...
20 Sep 2016
Blogs

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 able to cope no ...
12 Sep 2016
Blogs

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 treatment program? We will review some common substances and explain ...
7 Sep 2016
Blogs

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 to alcohol or drugs are hazardous to health and ...
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

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 of outpatient detox programs. These programs are ...
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

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 and address the problem. The next big step is entering treatment and helping ...
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

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 in a way where the drug is needed to release a neurotransmitter called ...
23 Jul 2016
Blogs

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 health issues and there is a need to cut back ...
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

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 drug and/or alcohol, but less than 1% are able to ...
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
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

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 America. Prescription pain pills, for example, contains ...
10 Jun 2016
Blogs

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, most likely in the ...
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. http://nj.gov/governor/media/photos/2016/current.shtml
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?

Outpatient drug and alcohol detoxification and 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 drug and alcohol treatment: both offer detoxification from all substances (alcohol, anesthetics, benzos and opiates); both utilize medication assisted treatment to detox individuals off ...
2 May 2016
Blogs

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 as opioids, such as heroin and fentanyl, as their availability has ...
28 Apr 2016
Blogs

FREE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE

For any individual to enter recovery from alcohol or substance abuse, they must want to change, including their lifestyle. Changing one’s lifestyle is not easy. It will be one of their life’s biggest challenge. However commitment, discipline and courage to make the change and stick with it will result in a rewarding, rich and enjoyable ...
15 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

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 much, well beyond you tolerance level which puts you at ...
4 Apr 2016
Radio

WOND Radio draws on Dr. Cidambi’s expertise to discuss addiction to gambling Part – 1

2 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
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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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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
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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
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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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Gazette Times : You are drinking (alcohol) too much: Here’s how to cut back

A regional Oregonian newspaper valued Dr. Cidambi’s opinion on alcohol consumption enough to incorporate her views on how to cut back on alcohol consumption.
2 Apr 2016
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Guelph Mercury : You are drinking too much. Here’s how to cutback

Ontario, Canada’s newspaper quotes Dr. Cidambi’s views on alcohol consumption.
2 Apr 2016
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NJHerald.COM : Drinking (alcohol) too much? Here’s how to cut back

CNT’s Medical Director and nationally acclaimed addiction expert, Indra Cidambi, M.D., discusses how to identify if you or a loved one is drinking too much alcohol and helping to find ways to cut back.
2 Apr 2016
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The Oklahoman : You’re drinking (alcohol) too much. How to cut back

Leading regional newspapers around the country seek out CNT’s Medical Director for expert opinions on topics related to drug and alcohol abuse, as she is one of the country’s leading experts in addiction medicine. In this article she talks about moderate and excessive alcohol use.
2 Apr 2016
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The Morning Call : Are you drinking too much?

Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania) newspaper chose to take Dr. Cidambi’s advice on the subject of alcohol consumption and identifying when you are drinking too much.
2 Apr 2016
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Times Colonist : Is it time to cutback on your drinking (alcohol)?

This British Columbia (Canada) newspaper reached out to Dr. Cidambi seeking her expert opinion on drug and alcohol use. CNT’s Medical Director, Dr. Cidambi, has been widely recognized as America’s leading expert in treating individuals suffering from drug or alcohol addiction.
2 Apr 2016
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The Spokesman-Review : Are you drinking too much? Re-evaluating choices couldn’t hurt

One of the Pacific-Northwests’ leading newspapers chose to include CNT’s Medical Director’s advise on alcohol consumption, as she is widely recognized as a leading expert in the fiel of addiction to drugs and alcohol.
2 Apr 2016
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Transformations : How to recognize holiday binge drinking

Pickup from PsychCentral story on Recognizing Holiday Binge Drinking
2 Apr 2016
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RALLY Health : Six Signs of Painkiller Problem, and How to Help

CNT’s Medical Director and leading chemical dependency expert, Indra Cidambi, M.D., helps individuals spot signs of painkiller addiction in a loved one. Fifteen million Americans misuse or abuse prescription painkillers every year almost 4 in 10 people surveyed said they knew someone who was affected by it.
2 Apr 2016
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The Daily Item : How to cut back your drinking?

Central Pennsylvania’s The Daily Item passes on to its readers Dr. Cidambi’s views on alcohol consumption. What metrics to use to evaluate one’s alcohol consumption? How to avoid drinking excessively?
2 Apr 2016
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MyCentralJersey.com : Detox center seeks to break the cycle of substance abuse

Central Jersey’s premier news website, MyCentralJersey.com, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of treating individuals for alcohol withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal and opiate withdrawal.
2 Apr 2016
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Home News Tribune : Middle-sex based detox center seeks to break the cycle of substance abuse

Central Jersey’s premier newspaper, Home News Tribune, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of detoxing individuals from alcohol, benzodiazepines and opiates.
2 Apr 2016
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The Courier News : Breaking the cycle

Central Jersey’s premier newspaper, Courier News, recognizes the efficacy of CNT’s Ambulatory (outpatient) Detox model and writes about the effectiveness of treating individuals for alcohol withdrawal, benzodiazepine withdrawal and opiate withdrawal.
2 Apr 2016
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Miami Herald.com : 9 tips to stay sober on New Year’s Eve

Recovering Addicts Guide to Holiday Survival
2 Apr 2016
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Boston.com : Abuse of the ‘Good-Grade’ Pill

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
Blogs

Medication for Withdrawal Management and Detoxification

Medication for Withdrawal Management and Detoxification Drug withdrawal is a severe state caused when individuals stop or dramatically reduce their usage on which they were heavily dependent for several weeks, months or years. The sudden withdrawal may result in symptoms that are difficult, severe or even can be life-threatening. The severity of withdrawal symptoms may ...
1 Apr 2016
Television

Rt.com : Dr. Cidambi to comment on the sharp price increases in Naloxone

RT America, an arm of Russia’s largest TV station, asked addiction expert, Dr. Cidambi to comment on the sharp price increases in Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal drug. Naloxone is a life saving drug and sharp price increases could limit use and sacrifice lives to opiate overdose.
1 Apr 2016
Blogs

Beware Withdrawal Symptoms – They can be Fatal!

Beware Withdrawal Symptoms – They can be Fatal! Upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances of abuse, an individual goes into a phase called “withdrawal”. It happens after repeated use of opiates (pain pills/heroin), alcohol and benzodiazepines and buprenorphine (trade names: Suboxone, Bunavail, Zubsolv), a medication used to treat opioid withdrawal and cravings. ...
30 Mar 2016
Blogs

Addiction is a Chronic Disease – Treat it Like One

People with a substance use disorder, or addiction, are generally viewed as being “responsible” for their condition and there is a stigma associated with suffering from this disorder. However, medical evidence leaves no doubt that addiction is a disease. According to NIDA, addiction comes about through an array of neuroadaptive changes and the laying down ...
26 Mar 2016
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