Finding the right stimulant addiction treatment program is important, and we can help you find the program that will cater to your needs by calling 800-768-8728. Before you begin to choose your rehab center, though, it can be helpful to know what you can and cannot take with you to the program.
Because “drug treatment is intended to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use,” it is important not to take anything to the program that would encourage these actions (National Institute on Drug Abuse).
It is also necessary to make sure that you bring the things to allow you to be comfortable in the facility, as longer treatment stays are contingent with more beneficial outcomes in recovery. Therefore, be as astute and focused as possible when choosing what to take with you to your rehab center. And if you are unsure about anything, you can always ask!
Inpatient programs offer many comforts to patients, including sleeping accommodations, meals, and a number of other necessities. Still, you will need to bring important essentials from home to your treatment center, such as:
When you are thinking of whether or not to bring something, ask yourself if you need it, if you would be upset if it were lost, and if it will help you in your recovery. If you are still unsure, ask.
It goes without saying that one must not bring any medications into treatment unless they have been specifically approved by the treatment center. However, you must also avoid bringing stimulants of any kind to the facility, as any trigger could bring on “intense drug craving,” according to the US Department of Veteran Affairs. This could include any food, drink, or supplement that contains caffeine or another type of stimulant.
You must also avoid bringing:
If you are extremely unsure about whether or not something will disturb the other patients or get you into trouble, it is best not to bring it. Rehab is a time to reflect and recover in a secure environment that should be beneficial to everyone, and this is the most important thing to remember when deciding what to pack for your stimulant addiction treatment program. Call 800-768-8728 to find facilities that will help you create the recovery you want for your life.