Against The Law

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Home » Blogs » Page 3We’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 3Opioid 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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Probuphine – formidable hurdles will severely limit adoption

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Home » Blogs » Page 3The 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 approach as it a buprenorphine implant.

Buprenorphine that sells under the brand names of Suboxone, ZubSolv and Subutex is highly effective in treating withdrawal symptoms ...

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Mixing Opiates With ‘Benzos’

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Home » Blogs » Page 3According 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 influx of fentanyl, which is a synthetic opioid that is 50-100 times more potent than heroin ...

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Will Government Initiatives Help The Opioid Crisis?

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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 pills.

Some state governments have also increased or initiated funding to ...

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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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