By Lauren Esworthy, MA, LPC // Admissions Director & Behavior Therapist


Recommended Items
  • Please bring a 2-week supply of all of your currently prescribed medications in their individual bottles
  • Alarm clock (We encourage self-responsibility in getting up and being on time)
  • Journal materials
  • Stamps, stationary paper, envelopes and writing utensils
  • Medical insurance information, insurance card, and prescription information
  • Copy of Living Will (if one is in effect)
  • Driver’s license and copy of auto insurance coverage amounts (Driving may be possible while here if approved by the treatment team)
  • Spending money
  • Cell phone with charger

Personal Hygiene Items
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Mouthwash without alcohol
  • Antiperspirant
  • Contact lenses (extra pairs) and cleaning supplies
  • Nail clippers and emery board or nail file
  • Facial cleansers
  • Feminine hygiene products, as needed
  • Lip balm
  • Makeup (as desired)
  • Hair care items such as mousse, spray and gels (non-aerosol)
  • Blow dryer
  • Curling iron

Recommendations for Clothing
  • Appropriate, casual, comfortable clothing; but no low-cut shirts; short shorts or skirts; sheer, clingy or overly tight clothing; clothing with drug paraphernalia or terms, or sexually explicit graphics or wording
  • Light and/or warm jackets, sweatshirts or sweaters (clothes that layer are useful for all seasons)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Robe
  • Contact lenses (extra pairs) and cleaning supplies
  • Slippers
  • Pajamas

Additional Recommendations
  • Reading material for leisure
  • Small art or craft materials
  • Drawing materials
  • Playing cards
  • Small amounts of snack foods and beverages
  • Umbrella

Prohibited Items
  • Alcohol, illicit drugs and all unprescribed drugs
  • TVs
  • Lamps
  • Pets
  • Electric blankets or personal heating pads
  • Humidifiers or vaporizers
  • Weapons including, but are not limited to guns, knives, pepper spray and mace
  • Tools including, but are not limited to hammers, pliers, wrenches and utility knives, such as Exacto brand knives