What To Bring?

  • Enough comfortable wash and wear clothing for 5-7 days. We provide washers/dryers and detergent.
  • One or two (dressy) items for Family Night.
  • Exercise clothing, including exercise shoes, extra towel for pool/by small hand towel for the gym. (Earphones ONLY to plug into your music source).
  • Comfortable shoes. You may want to include sandal types for summer or warm slippers for winter.
  • Appropriate sleepwear.
  • Sweaters/jackets for Fall-Spring or light jacket/sweatshirt for summer.
  • Summer wear: walking shorts, T-shirts, hat, sunscreen SPF 15 or higher. (Clothing must cover mid-section/stomach completely and have an appropriate neckline for female residents).
  • Toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, hair products, deodorant, hair dryer, LIQUID body wash, lotion, shaving supplies. (NO PRODUCTS CONTAINING ALCOHOL WILL BE ALLOWED-Please note this for mouthwash).
  • Prescribed medications if applicable (and a credit card or cash for co-pays/prescriptions).
  • Driver’s license and insurance card AND prescription crd if different from medical insurance card.
  • If you smoke, please bring enough cigarettes for 30 days. Able to Change Recovery does not purchase cigarettes for any residents. Nicorette gum or nicotine patches are acceptable.
  • Dark sunglasses are allowed outdoors only.
  • Small travel alarm clock is suggested but not necessary.
  • NOTE: It is advisable to pack a small bag with essentials for your immediate 24-hour needs as your baggage may not be available until staff can check it.
  • Bring any hobby items (knitting, sketchbooks, etc.).
  • A list of name, addresses and phone numbers of those you wish to have involved in your treatment (loved ones, 12 step sponsors, sc.).
  • A notebook or journal.
  • Stamps and envelopes if you wish to mail letters.
DO NOT BRING
  • No exercise equipment (we provide gym memberships).
  • No products contain alcohol (please check your mouthwash before packing).
  • No expensive jewelry or excessive cash.
  • No tanning oils, other self-tanning products, hair dye or bleaching products.