A Simple Guide on What to Bring to Rehab in California

So what can you bring? Before you start your journey of recovery, learn how to pack for treatment and what to bring to rehab in a California rehab center. Start your journey at Ocean Hills Recovery the right way.

What to Bring to Rehab

Wondering what to bring to rehab? Be prepared to feel at home. Bring these things with you to our drug and alcohol rehab:

  • Two week’s clothing (Washer and dryer on site.)
  • Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.)
  • Driver’s license or ID card
  • Health Insurance card
  • Swimsuit, towel
  • Gym clothes/shoes
  • Comfortable clothing and walking shoes
  • Approved prescription medications (30- Day Supply)
  • Jacket, sweatshirt, or warm sweater

Optional Things to Bring

  • Cell phone
  • Laptop computer
  • Mp3 player/CD player
  • Alarm clock
  • Reading material
  • Sunglasses

Do NOT Bring

  • Any prescription medications not pre-approved
  • Over the counter medications unless approved
  • Alcohol-based mouthwash, or any items that contain alcohol
  • Inappropriate clothing. (example revealing clothes, t-shirts with drug alcohol-related logos, bandanas, etc.)
  • Anything that would be considered contraband

what to bring to rehab

Preparing for rehabilitation at an inpatient drug and alcohol rehab center can be challenging. It’s essential to bring what you really need and none of what will distract or sabotage your recovery effort.

Now that you know how to pack for treatment, we hope you’ll refer to these lists and have a good feel for what to bring to inpatient rehab, what not to bring and how to bring the optional items that will make your stay more successful rather than give you a typical “everyday” experience.