What To Bring

What to Pack Upon Admission

At The Delray Recovery Center, we understand that this can be a stressful time for you and your family. We want to do everything we can to make sure this process goes as smoothly as possible. Below is a list of acceptable items that you can bring with you, as well as items to leave at home.

Clothing


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Long-length Bermuda shorts, pants (casual skirts or dresses are acceptable)
  • Shirts, lightweight jacket
  • Exercise attire and shoes
  • Bathing suits, cover-ups, pool/beach shoes
  • Pajamas, robe, slippers
  • Underwear and socks
  • Comfortable, practical shoes
  • Watch
  • Clothes appropriate for interviewing and looking for work, including dress pants, collared shirt, blouse and skirt or dress, work shoes (be conscious of comfort so as to not pack shoes that are not suitable for walking).

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Fancy, expensive clothing
  • Dry clean only clothing
  • Expensive jewelry
  • Revealing clothing
  • Clothing identifying any alcohol, drugs, or cigarettes

Personal Hygiene


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, comb/hairbrush
  • Shampoo, conditioner
  • Shaving kit (razor must have plastic handle and casing)
  • Other personal hygiene items excluding mouth-wash, etc. with alcohol contents

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Any personal hygiene items that contain alcohol such as mouthwash, hair spray, body products, and specific shampoos. These items will be confiscated.
  • Scissors and other sharp objects such as metal nail files, straight-edge razors

Medicine and Food


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

Prescription medications in original, labeled containers. Prescriptions will be refilled through The Delray Recovery Center, so please do not order additional supply before arrival.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • OTC (over the counter) medicines and vitamins
  • Any type of food or candy
  • Medical testing devices unless you have specific permission from admissions counselor

Accessories


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Journal
  • Alarm clock
  • Reading materials (optional)

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Bedding and pillows
  • Stuffed animals
  • Bottle openers and Leatherman-type tools
  • Lighter fluid refills
  • Markers (toxic)

Equipment


ACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • iPods/MP3 players are permitted during exercise

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Cell phones, beepers, laptops, briefcases
  • Electronic equipment including TVs, cameras, CDs and players, iPads, PDAs, electronic games, and similar devices
  • Sports equipment
  • Cards or other types of games

Contact Information & Identification


  • Contact information for physician(s)
  • Contact information for family members and/or close friends
  • Driver’s license, health insurance card
  • Long distance calling card

Other


During inpatient treatment, residents will receive $75 Publix grocery cards (strictly for food) on a weekly basis and can prepare their own meals in their fully equipped kitchens.

We recommend families set up an Individual Cash Account for their loved one upon arrival. Individuals will not have direct access to this account. They may submit a weekly request form to withdraw money for therapist-approved ancillary expenses (toiletries, tobacco products, coffee or ice cream shop outings, etc.)

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