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.
Dr. Cidambi is a leader in addiction treatment and innovator of safe and effective ambulatory (outpatient) detoxification level of care for alcohol, benzodiazepines, opiates, and suboxone. Prior to founding the Center for Network Therapy, she completed her residency in Psychiatry at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and an Addiction Medicine Fellowship at NYU/Bellevue Hospital in New York. Due to the successful detoxification program, Dr. Cidambi was featured frequently by media outlets, including NPR, CBS, NY Times, and Wall Street Journal.