Rehabs have very strict policies about what you can bring with you to the rehab centre. Most centers provide a recommended packing checklist and a list of prohibited items.
Treatment centers allow you to bring the necessities. Policies on extra items vary by center.
When you arrive at rehab, you will check in and begin the admissions process. During this time, your center’s admissions team will inspect your bags to ensure safety and that no prohibited items are brought in. Some centers will also catalog what you bring to make sure you don’t leave anything behind when you leave.
Each rehab’s policies are different and some are stricter than others. For the most part, it’s recommended to bring the following:
What Clothing You Should Bring
Most rehabs have a very strict dress code, so be aware of any restrictions while you’re packing. If you’re unsure about how to pack for the weather, pack layering options, like T-shirts, sweaters, cardigans and jackets. Keep in mind, space in your room may be limited, so try not to pack and carry too many clothes to the rehab centre.
You should have access to a laundry machine at your center, so a week’s worth of clothing should be enough. Be sure to pack clothes that are easy to wash and do not require special care, such as dry cleaning.
Be sure to bring seven days worth of comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing, including: