We make every effort to make the addiction treatment admissions process as smooth as possible. Our staff is well versed in determining what addiction insurance benefits are available to prospective clients.

The first step in admissions is an initial screening to gather relevant information. During this process, we can schedule a Clinical Assessment to determine the appropriate level of care for the client.

Many of our clients are referred to Alternatives in Treatment by other facilities or practitioners and we will do all we can to assist in that process and provide whatever support is necessary.

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What do you need to bring to treatment?

Here are some recommendations for what you should or should not bring for your stay at Alternatives in Treatment:

  • Casual, comfortable clothing – enough for approximately 7-10 days.
  • Tennis shoes and other comfortable footwear are recommended.
  • Fitness and yoga clothes.
  • Jackets and/or sweaters for cold weather and air conditioning in group room.
  • Personal Toiletry Items, including toothbrush, toothpaste, skin care items, etc.
  • Calling card for long distance cards. Local calls are free of charge.
  • Stationery & Stamps.
  • Personal Journal
  • Small amount of spending money (no more than $200) for incidentals.
  • Prescription medication in original prescription bottles.

What not to Bring

  • It is not necessary to bring towels or bed linens, as they are provided at Alternatives in Treatment.
  • Any clothing with logos that depict alcohol, tobacco, violence, profanity or sexually explicit or suggestive messages.
  • Revealing or provocative clothing, such as spaghetti straps, halter tops or tube tops, short-shorts or extremely low-rise pants. Please note that undergarments, including bras, must be worn.
  • Any products containing alcohol, such as mouthwash and facial astringents are not allowed.
  • Cell phones, pagers, PDA’s and other handheld electronic equipment.
  • Laptop computers.
  • Cameras or video recording equipment.
  • Non-prescription medications, vitamins or herbal supplements.
  • Mood Altering Substances of any kind, legal or illegal.
  • Weapons or any items which could be used as a weapon.
  • Excessive or expensive jewelry (We are not responsible for lost or stolen items).
  • Excessive amounts of cash beyond recommended spending money.