What To Bring

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What To Bring To The Treatment Centers

Topping our most frequently asked questions on what to bring to our centers is, “Can I bring my cell phone?” Patients are welcome to bring cell phones, however each facility has guidelines regarding usage. Please contact the facility of interest directly for specific information on phone use or regarding any other item not found below.

Items To Bring Include:

  • Casual, comfortable clothing
  • Alarm Clock
  • Personal toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Laundry soap and dryer sheets
  • Phone card or calling card
  • 12 Step literature if any (or money to purchase)
  • Names, addresses and phone numbers of:
    • Doctors
    • Mental Health Providers (if any)
    • Attorney
    • Family members
  • Insurance card
  • Prescription card (if utilized)
  • Prescription Medications in your name.

    • Please call the facility directly to inform staff of medications you are currently taking and whether to re-fill before coming to treatment.
  • Spending money for laundry and vending machines
  • Open Mind

Optional Items to Bring

  • Notebook, pen and/or pencils, highlighters
  • Books or Magazines
  • Bottled Water
  • Your pillow
  • A plastic mug

What NOT To Bring To The Rehab Centers

  • Over the counter medications; vitamins, herbs, supplements
  • Cold medications, Tylenol, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc
    • these items will be provided by the nursing staff, if ok’d by physician
  • Electronic gaming devices
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Mouthwash with alcohol content
  • Closed Mind