LABIOMED/Options for Recovery 

Since it's inception in 1990 during the cocaine epidemic, LABIOMED/Options for Recovery has been in the business of helping women recover from alcohol and drug use to unite them with their children and family. Options for Recovery is a part of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

LABIOMED/Options for Recovery’s mission is to provide comprehensive resource, education, support and recovery services to alcohol and drug abusing women 18 years old and older. We specialist with working with pregnant and parenting women by assisting them with their sobriety and process to reunite with their children through DCFS (Department of Children and Family Services).

LABIOMED/Options for Recovery provides and coordinates comprehensive, centralized services such as: intensive day treatment recovery services, medical care for women and their children, childcare, parent education, counseling services, and access to social service programs through case management. 

LABIOMED/Options for Recovery’s goal is to empower it's clients to implement the change necessary to achieve and maintain a drug-free, responsible lifestyle based on self-respect and respect for others. The program recognizes the importance of coordination of services, and values itself as a member of the greater community-helping network. 

In order to accomplish its mission, the program makes explicit its intention to provide a responsible and respectful work environment supportive to the personal and professional growth of its employees. 

LABIOMED/Options for Recovery staff are nurturing and supportive interdisciplinary advocates for recovering pregnant and parenting women and their families.