What to Bring to Rehab

What you can and you can’t Bring to Rehab

Besides bringing a great attitude!

What to Bring to Rehab will probably be the last thing on your mind, obviously most importantly is to bring yourself along, with some motivation and willingness. Otherwise, the main goal is to be comfortable, in group and out and about in our beautiful gardens.

Houghton HouseWhat to Bring to Rehab at houghton house addiction rehabilitation in Johannesburg is not too strict about what you can and cannot bring with you. However it is worth checking the list for things that you are not allowed to bring, to avoid disappointment.

What to bring for admission:

Rehabs Packing List

You already know what you should bring when you visit or travel. So packing for a visit at an addiction treatment facility, choosing what you need for the  3 – 6-week inpatient programme will be easier than you think. You may also call us and ask if you are not sure of an item to bring – call on 011 787 9142

It’s important to pack light and bring only the necessities. The most important things you should bring are these essential items including:

  • Toiletries and towels
  • Clothes – comfortable for cool and hot weather
  • Walking shoes/trainers/takkies
  • Bathing costume
  • Pocket money for The Stop Shop (coffee/tuck shop) – to be handed in on admission. An amount at your discretion. Usually R500 is a good start up amount.
  • Roll on deodorant
  • Plastic hangers
  • Prescription Medications

Optional:

  • Cigarettes ( available at the canteen on Houghton House inpatient premises)
  • Hair clippers

What not to bring:

  • Vests, spaghetti strap tops and tops that do not cover the midriff or other revealing clothing.
  • Cell phone
  • Cigars
  • Rolling tobacco or pipe
  • Handbag, wallet or purse
  • No valuables
  • Radio, CD’s, iPod’s or laptops
  • Spray deodorant
  • Perfume or after-shave
  • Literature
  • Foodstuffs
  • Alcohol based mouth wash

Additionally

  • Any weapon of any kind
  • Household furnishings and appliances
  • Any items of excessive value
  • Drug paraphernalia

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD THE CLIENTS BE GIVEN ANY MONEY DURING THEIR TREATMENT  – PLEASE HAND MONEY IN AT RECEPTION OR TO A STAFF MEMBER ON DUTY


For more information on what you need to bring to Rehab  and how to help yourself or a loved one with alcohol, drugs or any other addiction issue and getting yourself  to start a new life, call Houghton House now:

office hours:  011 787 9142

24/7 emergency help line: 079 770 7532

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