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 high on “Flakka?”
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.