Rehab FAQ’s

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Do you have questions about attending rehab? We have all the answers you will need.

The decision to attend rehab is a big lifestyle change. We know that it may be difficult to leave your friends, family, habits, and old life behind. Our goal is to make this transition as comfortable as possible. This is so you can achieve the best recovery possible. In order to do so, we ask that you please follow our rehab guidelines below to ensure your own safety as well as the safety of others.




Listed below are the answers to some of our most frequent rehab questions. Additionally, if you have other questions about rehab or any of our other services that are not listed in our rehab FAQs, do not hesitate to contact us with your questions. We look forward to assisting you as you embark on your rehab journey!

What Substances Are Most Commonly Abused

Residential and detox centers see all sorts of substances being abused. The most common ones include:


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Who Do We Treat?

We treat anyone who is suffering from a substance abuse disorder. It doesn’t matter the substance, we can help you overcome and take control of your life.

What Should I Bring With Me To A Residential Treatment Program?

We ask that you please bring the following items with you to any of our inpatient rehab centers:

  • Photo ID
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Prescription card (if applicable)
  • Valid credit card
  • Any medications you currently take in the original prescription bottle. Current Medication List (including OTC other the counter meds and inhalers)
  • Non-prescription medications such as vitamins must be in unopened packages
  • 1 weeks work of seasonally appropriate and comfortable clothes
  • Non-revealing clothing
  • Undergarments and socks
  • Pajamas
  • A sweater or jacket
  • One pair of slip-on shoes
  • Tennis shoes for gym


Optional Items:

  • Smokers can bring up to two unopened cartons of cigarettes
  • Sealed toiletries
  • Unopened makeup

What Should I Leave At Home? (Prohibited Items)

Please do not bring the following items with you to rehab. These items include but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol/Drugs
  • Weapons
  • Lighters
  • Food/Drink
  • Mouthwash
  • Cologne
  • Clothing with drug-related references and offensive language
  • Electronics

We understand that it will be hard to leave some of these items behind. However, our staff and professionals have carefully created these guidelines for you. This is to ensure that you and your peers are in the safest, best environment possible to achieve recovery.



Can I Smoke?

Our facilities have designated smoking areas outside.

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Can I Receive And Make Phone Calls?

Cell phones are not permitted and will be put in storage while in treatment.  Phone calls are not permitted in detox. A safe call is permitted upon the client’s admission only. All other calls are in the presence of a therapist on speakerphone and must be approved. Calls related to case management, FLMA, and court, will be facilitated by the case manager.

How Long Will I Stay?

The timeframe is dependent on your specialized need. Detox can last anywhere from 5-12 days depending on what substance or substances you or withdrawing from. The average length of stay for residential is 30 days.

Do You Provide Transportation?

Yes, transportation assistance can be made upon request.

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George is a content creator with 7 years of experience working with substance use disorder patients. He has held positions as an admissions director, marketing manager, and Chief Marketing Officer within chemical dependency.

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