Safe Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Management

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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 even fatalities from prescription drugs is increasing every year.

Surprisingly, these are the most prescribed medications in the United States. ...

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Alcohol Withdrawal Management

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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.

If you try to stop consuming alcohol and experience withdrawal symptoms, it is chemical dependence.

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What Heroin can do to Your Body?

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Home » Blogs » Page 2There 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 the streets. Evidently, the number of admissions at an addiction treatment center is rising ...

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NJ Biz : Ambulatory detox centers starting to catch on

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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 with existing outpatient detox programs, such as Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, are looking ...

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Playing Through Pain : NFL Gets Yellow Flag For Opioid Misuse

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Home » Blogs » Page 2Addiction 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 the average.

The study provides a rare look into the NFL’s ...

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

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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 2015, and has increased at an average annual rate of over 7% since 1999.

Overall overdose deaths rose to 16.3 per 100,000 in ...

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Against The Law

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Home » Blogs » Page 2We’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 between different levels of management and encourage camaraderie.

But they can also lead to overindulgence. A few beers or a few ...

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Impact on children of parental substance use

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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. More children are living in families with an illegal substance or prescription medication abuse. Leading addiction ...

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Is your Doctor Unwittingly Enabling your Addiction?

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Home » Blogs » Page 2Opioid 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 people visit their doctor’s offices, urgent care centers and other types of medical facilities every so often.

While the health care one receives ...

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

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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 Cuban,best-selling author and person in long term recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Cuban visited CNT on Friday, June 3rdfor a ...

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