GOVERNOR’S $100 MILLION SPEND FOR NEW JERSEY’S DRUG EPIDEMIC MISDIRECTED

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Center for Network Therapy Says Plan Will Expand Resources on Failed Addiction Treatment Models; Offers New, Cost Effective, Higher Efficacy Solution

New York – February 11, 2016– Governor Chris Christie plans to spend an additional $100 million to fight the drug epidemic in New Jersey, calling it “fiscally responsible” and “morally right,” primarily by raising low reimbursement rates that keep the poor from getting care. Dr. Indra Cidambi, an Addiction Expert and Medical Director at New Jersey’s first licensed outpatient detox ...

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How to make sober holiday happen

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HOW TOMAKE A SOBER HOLIDAY HAPPEN

Dr. Indra Cidambi Offers Tips to Support Recovery and Avoid Relapse During the Holidays

NEW YORK, NY – November 16, 2015 – The holiday season is upon us, with festive parties and gatherings from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. But for those dealing with addiction and staying sober, studies show relapses spike during this time of year, making it a stressful season for people in recovery and families with loved ones battling substance abuse.

Board certified Addiction ...

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Holiday binge drinking – Five sign you are abusing alcohol

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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.

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International overdose awareness day

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With Approximately 60,000 Drug Overdose Deaths Expected in 2017, Center for Network Therapy Medical Director and Addiction Expert Dr. Cidambi Says It is Critical for Communities to Participate

New York, NY – August 28, 2017 – On August 31st, people around the world will participate in International Overdose Awareness Day to raise awareness on the drug epidemic’s toll on society.

This day is devoted to highlighting the gravity of the problem, helping to destigmatize the disease of Addiction, and encouraging people ...

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Legalizing Recreational Marijuana is a Reckless Move that Puts Our Children’s Future at Risk

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Indra Cidambi, M.D., Medical Director, Center for Network Therapy

As an Addiction Medicine Specialist and Psychiatrist on the front lines of dealing with the still growing drug epidemic, it is my responsibility to speak up against New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana.

New Jersey’s Governor is one of many politicians in the country to ignore the downside of legalizing pot – from not only a medical standpoint but also the safety of our kids and the negative impact ...

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Crackdown On Opioid Pain Pill Prescriptions Leads To A More Deadly Drug Trend : Pressed Pills

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Nationally Recognized Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, Explains the Prevalence and Dangers of Counterfeit Drugs

New York, NY – February 08, 2018 – The opioid epidemic sweeping across America has caused several state governments to impose limits on initial opioid prescriptions in order to avoid the potential abuse of the pain pills. This crackdown on opioid prescriptions has led to the rising popularity of a more deadly scourge: “Pressed Pills.” With fewer prescription pills in circulation, drug cartels, as well as ...

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Does Addiction Run In Families? An Addiction Expert Comments On The Genetic Component Of Addiction

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Nationally Recognized Addiction Expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, Looks at Whether Family Matters When It Comes to Substance Abuse

New York, NY – February 6, 2018 – Millions of Americans are battling the disease of addiction, devastating families and putting lives at risk. Substance use disorders can be unforgiving, leaving all who cross its path picking up the pieces and wondering how to break the cycle of addiction. With the current opioid epidemic and the prevalence of drug abuse in our country, ...

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