Admission

What to Bring to Rehab

At Avatar Residential Detox, we want to make sure you feel at home so that you can focus on your recovery. We also want to ensure our clients’ privacy and safety. While we are happy to provide some items for you, here’s what we suggest you bring for a comfortable stay:

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Allowable Items in Treatment

  • Jacket or sweater.
  • Laundry services available on site.
  • Work out clothing for Yoga classes.
  • Health Insurance I.D. card.
  • Prescription card for medications.
  • Driver’s license for identification.
  • Daily housekeeping services provided.
  • Please try to limit belongings to one duffle bag or carry-on.
  • Comfortable well-fitting shoes (i.e., sneakers or good walking shoes).
  • Slippers and/or flip-flops and bathrobes and shower shoes for shower purposes.
  • All toiletries i.e., toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant. No alcohol or aerosol of any kind.
  • Clothing that fits properly and appropriately and does not have drug or alcohol messages.
  • Appropriate reading materials (nothing pornographic, gambling or alcohol and drug-related).
  • Washcloth if desired – all towels and linens will be provided.
  • Detox (7 days) Residential (10 days) of comfortable, casual clothing. Your clothing should reflect a healthy attitude toward healing recovery.
  • We require that a credit card be kept on file with affiliated pharmacy to cover non-detox related prescriptions and co-pays (when appliable).
  • Hair clippers. The clippers will be held at the nurses’ station and will only be able to be used by the patient bringing them.
  • Any prescriptions you are presently taking in properly labeled bottle: NO CAPSULES ARE PERMITTED. You may be responsible to self-pay for a new prescription.
  • At Avatar we allow all nicotine products including cigarettes, vapes, chewing tobacco, etc. However, all products must come closed and sealed.
  • Avatar allows clients to bring their cell phones with them upon admission. However, clients will not have access to these phones during inpatient treatment. The client will be given the opportunity to obtain the contact information of their loved ones during the treatment stay.  Phones will be secured and provided at the end of the stay.  Clients will be allowed to make calls during scheduled times with counselors.

Unauthorized Items

  • No hair dyes.
  • No camera.
  • No expensive jewelry.
  • No pets of any kind.
  • No food, candy/gum, or beverages of any kind.
  • No pens for writing – we will supply them to you.
  • No towels, linens, blankets, pillow, or stuffed animals.
  • No aerosol products of any kind i.e., hair spray, deodorant, etc.
  • No loose tobacco, snuff, chewing tobacco, or unopened vaping products.
  • No weapons of any kind including firearms, knives, scissors, and sharp instruments.
  • No products containing alcohol like mouthwash, perfume, cologne, or body splash due to high alcohol content.
  • No headphones, headsets, CD players, MP3 players, digital music players, Walkman, laptop computers, beepers, televisions, computer equipment of any kind.
  • Clients should not bring sexually provocative clothing, ripped or torn clothing, clothing with drug or alcohol references, low cut blouses, spandex/tight-fitting clothing, cut off pants or shirts, muscle shirts or tank tops, halter or bare midriff tops. No hats, sweatbands, bandanas, or dark glasses are to be worn indoors.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions Team at (973)-774-7222.