What to Bring to Treatment

  • We recommend that you bring only enough clothes for approximately 3- 5 days.
  • Casual, modest, comfortable clothing is recommended. We have washers/dryers and laundry detergent available to our patients at no charge.
  • Slip on or Velcro athletic shoes are preferred
  • Fitness and yoga clothes
  • Jackets and/or sweaters for cold weather and air conditioning in group room
  • Appropriate reading material (novels are allowed although recovery related books are recommended)
  • Stationery & stamps Personal Journal Notepads (not spiral bound)
  • If currently taking prescription medicine, please call the admissions department at (941)251-5000, prior to evaluation to determine which medications are necessary to bring

What NOT to Bring to Treatment

  • Any clothing with reference to alcohol, tobacco, violence, profanity or sexually explicit or suggestive messages
  • Any backless shirts, spaghetti straps, tank tops, tube tops ,low cut or sheer/see-through blouses or clothing
  • No short shorts , short skirts , low rise jeans, pants or shorts
  • Please note that undergarments, including bras, must be worn. However, bras containing underwires are not permitted
  • No belts, drawstrings, shoe strings
  • No personal toiletry items, as we provide them for you.
  • Any products containing alcohol, such as mouthwash and facial astringents.
  • Glass Items, including glass picture frames, mirrors, make up bottles, perfumes, etc.
  • Cell phones, pagers, PDA’s and other handheld electronic equipment.
  • Laptop computers or tablets
  • Cameras or video recording equipment.
  • Food products of any kind, including candy, gum, breath mints and beverages
  • Non-prescription medications, vitamins or herbal supplements
  • Mood altering substances of any kind, legal or illegal
  • Weapons or any items which could be used as a weapon
  • Excessive or expensive jewelry (We are not responsible for lost or stolen items)
  • Excessive amounts of cash beyond recommended spending money
  • Writing utensils, we will provide appropriate utensils