What Can I Bring to Rehab?

Whether you’re entering detox, a recovery residence or outpatient treatment, we’ll help you know what to bring for a safe, effective experience in recovery.

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What to Bring

Bring these items for detox, residential rehab or outpatient treatment.

  • Photo identification
  • Your insurance card, if applicable
  • Seasonally appropriate, comfortable clothing.
  • An open mind

What To Pack

Pack these items for detox or residential rehab.

  • Clothing for approximately one week: gym clothes, athletic shoes, a robe and jacket are items to consider
  • One quart-sized, zip-locked bag containing cosmetics
  • One gallon-sized, zip-locked bag containing toiletries

You can bring the following items, but you’ll need to check them out with permission to use them:

  • Money to for essential items from the store
  • Disposable safety razors (must be stored in a plastic bag)
  • Hair dryer
  • Curling/straightening iron
  • Mirror
  • Nail clippers or file
  • iPod or other music player (may not have a camera or WiFi capability)
  • Lighters

What To Leave At Home

  • Any products containing alcohol, including mouthwash and hand sanitizer.
  • Any sharp or dangerous items
  • Jewelry or any other valuables
  • T-shirts with explicit, violent themes or drug references
  • Weapons
  • Irons, fans, heaters or heating pads and electric blankets
  • Food items
  • Wire hangers
  • Aerosol cans
  • Laundry detergent, bleach, fabric softener or dryer sheets
  • Extension cords
  • Outside reading materials, unless spiritual or self-help
  • Personal linens, pillows or stuffed animals
  • Bottles of cologne or perfume

Please note that our staff may confiscate any item deemed inappropriate.