What to bring to residential treatment?

This list is meant to tell you what you can bring, not what you must bring. If you do not have some of these items, don’t worry.

  • 7-12 pairs of jeans, pants, or sweats
  • 7-12 shirts, not portraying alcohol or cigarette-related images
  • 2 sweatshirts or sweaters
  • Underwear, socks, and bras
  • One robe and 3-5 sets of pajamas
  • One pair each of casual shoes, work boots, slippers, and shower shoes
  • One coat appropriate for the season
  • One towel and wash cloth
  • Twin-sized bedding
  • One alarm clock without a radio
  • Personal items/toiletries:
    • lotion
    • solid deodorant
    • toothpaste & toothbrush
    • bar soap
    • comb/brush
    • electric shaver or razors/shaving cream
    • shampoo
    • nail clippers
    • wash cloths
  • All current medications (please come with at least a 7-day supply as filling prescriptions takes time)
  • Picture ID,  social security card, and health insurance card if applicable
  • You can bring one carton of cigarettes and $50.00 cash.


  • Cell phones (phones will be locked in office)
  • Laptops and music players
  • Any health and beauty products containing alcohol (hand sanitizer, cologne, perfume, aftershave, body spray, hairspray, or astringent)
  • Make-up
  • Curling irons or flat irons
  • Expensive jewelry

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