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ABTRS Drug and Alcohol Treatment Packing List: What to Bring to Rehab

You are about to embark on a journey of self-discovery. It is okay to be nervous and anxious about going into rehab. At this point in your life, drugs and alcohol have become a norm if not the main focus of your lifestyle. ABTRS is about to change all of that and awaken you to your full potential.

At ABTRS’s facility, you will engage with others who are struggling to overcome drugs and alcohol like yourself, reflect on your physical and mental health with master’s level therapists, and learn about the science behind addiction to better prepare you for life stressors. This means attending the gym, talking about the hard stuff you have been running from, and learning to laugh and have fun with others again.

We want you to be prepare for your time with the ABTRS family and licensed medical practitioners. Don’t forget to bring personal toiletry items, fitness clothes, and cigarettes, if you smoke. If you are unsure if what you want to bring is acceptable, checkout our What Not to Bring List.

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ABTRS’s List of What to Bring for Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Clothes for Approximately 7 – 10 days. Storage space is limited so please do not bring an excessive amount of clothing.
  • Clothing should be casual and comfortable but must meet dress code policy:
    No revealing clothing i.e. short skirts, no high heels, short shorts, low cut shirts, spaghetti straps, all shirts must cover the shoulders. The only exception would be gym clothing, only allowed at the gym.
  • Fitness/workout clothes.
  • Tennis shoes are required and other comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Females can bring 1 one piece swim suit when seasonally appropriate.
  • Jackets and/or sweaters for cold weather and air-conditioned group room.
  • Laundry facilities, detergent, and fabric softener are provided.
  • Hats and sunglasses are allowed but can only be worn outside.

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  • Personal toiletry items, including toothbrush, toothpaste. shavers, brushes, hair products, skin care items, sunscreen, hairspray, gel, etc. (all toiletry items MUST BE alcohol free).
  • Appropriate reading material (novels are allowed although recovery related books are recommended).
  • Stationary and Stamps is you want to write letters to family members and friends while you are in treatment.
  • Notepads and writing instruments.
  • If you smoke and are planning on bringing cigarettes they must be in a sealed box. Only 1 open pack is permitted all others must be sealed, manufacturers seal.  Vaping is allowed as long as the liquid used is sealed, manufacturers seal.
  • Phone numbers and address of any family or friends that you would like to be involved in your treatment.
  • Any prescription medication that is prescribed to the client MUST have the original label from the pharmacy on the bottle.
  • The names, address and contact information of any health care professional that is currently involved in your treatment.
  • Driver’s license, passport, or state issued photo ID.
  • Any devices that assist in mobility; canes, wheel chairs, walkers, crutches, braces.
  • Any required medical equipment; C-pap, breathing treatment systems.
  • Access to cell phones is very limited. You should write down numbers and addresses you may want to contact.

See our admissions page for more information

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