Month: April 2019

Detox Diet

Foods to Avoid While Completing Alcohol Detox During alcohol detoxification, your body and mind may be put to the test.  You may experience alcohol withdrawal symptoms or other adverse health effects.  The key to detoxification is overall wellness.  You want to be putting healthy things in your body that will help it adjust.  Many suffering …

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Finding the Right Treatment

Understanding the Different Options for Recovery from Alcohol Addiction Recovery from alcohol addiction is not a simple fix. There is no universal treatment that works for everyone. Some people facing Alcohol Use Disorder find success with certain types of treatment such as taking medication while others benefit more from behavioral treatments. In many cases, it …

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OPTIONS Showing Our Support For Crime Survivors 5K Run/Walk Event

What an inspirational  day as both OPTIONS Outpatient and DMS Diversified Monitoring Program showed our support for the Crime Survivors  5K Run/Walk – Health and Safety Expo taking place at Mason Regional Park in Irvine. Crime Survivors is an organization founded by Patricia Wenskanus, a crime survivor herself.  Their mission is to provide hope and …

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Alcohol and Accidents

The Dangerous Correlation between Drinking and Serious Injury Alcohol can affect the brain in several ways.  Alcohol is a depressant that can slow reaction time making it less likely that you can respond to potential harm.  This means that the more you drink the more likely you are to have an alcohol-related accident.  The time …

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Compassion and Recovery

Recent Study Shows Importance of Compassionate Help When Treating Addiction The University of Washington School of Medicine recently released a study showing how important supportive care is in treating those afflicted by Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD).  The study conducted in Seattle looked at 168 homeless people who suffered from AUD.  According to the press release, …

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