Chicago Tribune : Expert offers ways to tell if you’re drinking too much

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Chicago’s leading newspaper, sought out CNT’s Medical Director’s expertise to identify the difference between “moderate” and “heavy” alcohol consumption and suggest ways to cutback.

Indra Cidambi, M.D. is widely recognized as America’s leading expert on alcohol and drug treatment issues.

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Physicians News Digest : Is your doctor enabling your addiction to pain pills?

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Physicians News Digest published an article from addiction expert, Dr. Indra Cidambi, about how some doctors inadvertently enable addiction to prescription pain pills and other prescription medication such as benzodiazepines. Dr. Cidambi helps individuals identify situations where their physician is enabling their addiction.

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Outpatient detox model gaining popularity in treatment

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Addiction Expert, Dr. Cidambi, explains why the outpatient detox model will eventually marginalize the inpatient model. Incorporating the home environment into treatment, elevating support at home and customized medication management, among other factors, drive the higher efficacy of outpatient detoxification.

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Recovery @ CNT: Brian’s Story of Addiction Treatment

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Brian’s childhood was no different from a million other kids – he grew up in a quiet suburban town; he played soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter and baseball in the spring. In his teenage years, he found he had a talent for music and became adept at the guitar, the bass and the piano.

He first tried alcohol at 13 from a friend’s parent’s minibar. After avoiding pot for a while, he did try ...

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