What to Bring to Residential Treatment
Participants in our residential program will share a double room with another patient.
Linens and towels are provided. Laundry facilities and detergent are available for your clothing.
There is access to the facility phones for making both local and long distance calls.
Bring with you:
- Enough casual, comfortable clothing to last about a week.
- Exercise clothing and shoes
- Personal toiletries (that do not contain alcohol), including shampoo, razors, soap, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrush
- Bathrobe, slippers, etc.
- Jacket, sweater, sweatshirts, suited to the season
- Battery-operated alarm clock (no radio alarm clocks)
- Sports water bottle
- Insurance card
- Addresses and phone numbers
- Stamps, envelopes, and writing paper
- Journal or writing tablet, pens/pencils
- Medications you are currently taking (must be in the original containers with your name on the label)
- Novels, self-help books and magazines; these are permitted when the privilege is earned and approved by staff
- Cell phones to access phone numbers only. Patient phones are available with long
- distance at no charge.
- MP3 or iPod players for use when you earn the privilege (smart phones are not
Do not bring:
- Anything valuable. Bring only enough money for co-pay of prescriptions and pizza/movie on Saturday nights (about $20-$40.00).
- Your vehicle due to limited parking. If you must bring your vehicle, park it in the hospital lot and leave your keys in the front office.
- Personal bedding such as blankets, pillows or stuffed animals
- Electronic equipment, such as pagers, computers, radios, tape players or cameras.
- Weapons of any kind, including pocket knives or mace/pepper spray. Weapons will be confiscated and not returned.
- Outside food or drink
- Illicit drugs or alcohol; they will be destroyed
- Reading material of pornographic nature; it will be destroyed
- Herbal medications