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Packing For Rehab

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a person is packing for rehabIf you’ve decided to enter our treatment program, you may be wondering what items to take for the duration of your stay. It is not unusual to feel anxious or worried about going to rehab. One cause for concern can be uncertainty about what can and should be brought with you.

Most rehab facilities, including Evoke Wellness Massachusetts, have rules about the types of items that can be taken to treatment. As a result, many centers provide a checklist of items that are allowed as well as prohibited.

We’ve put together an easy-to-understand list of the items you should bring when packing for rehab, along with the items that you should not carry along. Based on our years of experience in the addiction treatment field, people ask about these items the most. We hope this helps you or a loved one in making the Evoke Wellness Massachusetts addiction treatment experience as comfortable as possible.

Please note there are no family visits at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines. Family sessions will occur via Zoom or other social media platforms.

Items You Should Bring to Rehab

  • Any necessary medication
  • A week’s worth of clean, comfortable clothes
  • Contact information, for loved ones or others involved in treatment to include treatment providers
  • Insurance cards
  • Valid identification
  • Journal
  • Flip-flops
  • Bathrobe
  • A few books
  • Unopened packs of cigarettes or unopened tobacco products
  • Unopened make-up or toiletries
  • Envelopes and stamps
  • Secure shoes or sneakers

What You Should Not Bring to Rehab

  • Electronics
  • Razors, scissors, knives, or other sharp tools
  • Weapons
  • Excessive money, jewelry, or clothing
  • Books with themes that could negatively impact recovery
  • Opened medications
  • Mouthwash
  • Perfume
  • Alcohol
  • Illicit drugs
  • Tobacco

If you're ready to start your journey to recovery, we're here to help.

Ready to Rebuild Your Life?

Our caring treatment team knows that it’s not always easy to ask for help. At Evoke Wellness Massachusetts, many of our staff are in recovery themselves and we understand what you’re going through. Reach out to us today at 866.931.6429 and we will guide you to lasting sobriety.