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Packing List & Restricted Items

Not sure what to bring with you to treatment? Start here.

You may bring up to 2 bags of belongings with you to treatment. We have listed required, recommended, restricted and prohibited items on this page. Please reach out to our Intake Department (651-242-5540) with any questions. 


REQUIRED

  • Valid picture ID
  • Copy of medical insurance card, if applicable
  • 30-day supply of all prescription medication—prescription medication must be in original bottles
  • Any necessary over the counter (OTC) medications in unopened, sealed container
  • Discharge paperwork if transferring from a hospital or detox facility
  • If you are bringing a car to the facility, you are required to provide a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. (We recommend waiting until you have entered medium intensity treatment.)
  • Clothing –up to 2 suitcases / bags or 13 gallon trash bags
  • Shoes
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Beauty products
  • Pillows
  • Blankets and other bedding items are issued by the program, but you may also bring your own in 1 bag (not included in the 2-bag maximum for belongings)
  • Pictures, books and crafts 
  • Radio, music players or mobile game systems (with no internet connection needed)
  • Snacks (non-perishable only)
  • Cultural items (sage, etc.)

prohibited

  • Any items with alcohol in the first 3 ingredients (exceptions: shampoo, conditioner, gel, mousse, lotion, hairspray, sunscreen, powder or stick deodorant)
  • Hand sanitizer (with alcohol)
  • Nail polish remover and nail glue, super glue, hot glue gun, hair glue, eyelash glue (you can check these items out at the RA desk)
  • Acrylic nail sets/products
  • Perm/relaxer and hair dye
  • Computers, iPad, tablets and kindles
  • Smart watches or exercise tracking watches, including Apple Watches, Samsung, Fitbit, Garmin etc.
  • Any devices that can connect to Wi-Fi / internet or are able to make calls or texts or connect to social media
  • Aerosol cans (includes sunscreen, hairspray etc.)
  • Replacement razor blades
  • Rated NC-17 movies, Unrated movies, Pirated movies and CDs
  • Candles/incense
  • Air fresheners/odor neutralizers
  • Oil diffuser
  • Bath salts
  • Any pectin or gelatin (fruit pectins such as Certo) in any form
  • Bleach or cleaning supplies with alcohol or in aerosol containers
  • Baking powder and any other white powder(s)
  • Instant coffee, instant coffee bags, ground coffee, whole coffee beans
  • Energy Drinks, any beverage or item labeled “energy” on the container
  • Kombucha, Apple cider vinegar
  • E-Cigarettes, Cigarette rolling machines and supplies
  • Cigars (including Black & mild, Swishers, etc.) and chew
  • Butane fuel
  • Extension cords, outlet extenders, some power strips (power strips UL or ETL Listed are ok)
  • CBD: Anything containing CBD ie: cigarettes, foods and beverages that contain CBD, and CBD oil
  • Hemp products
  • Any items (clothing, artwork, etc.) depicting or glorifying drug or alcohol use
  • Any Gambling Items (i.e. lottery tickets, scratch offs, etc.)
  • Walkie Talkies
  • All Locks, and any items that have built in locks, and keys
  • Scales

Other Restricted Items

The following items are restricted under separate Rewards in Positive Living Environment (RIPLE) rules.

  • Medications (prescribed and OTC, including eye drops, supplements and meal replacement drinks/mixes)
  • Cell phones, cell phone chargers or any items with internet connectivity (charger can be on your person outside of designated times)
  • Drugs, alcohol or paraphernalia
  • Weapons, explosives and other property that can cause serious harm to you or others
  • Food or drink
  • Additional items not on list may be restricted at staff discretion

Medications

Some medications, such as opioids, cannot be brought into treatment. Please review the list below to see if any of your prescribed medications are on this list.

Restricted Medications by Generic and Brand Name (A-Z)


Generic NameBrand Name
Acetaminophen w/ codeineTylenol #3
AlprazolamXanax
Amobarbitol
Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine
Adderall/Dexedrine
ArmodafinilNuvigil
CarisoprodolSoma
ClonazepamKlonopin
Codeine and GuaifenesinCheratussin, Robitussin AC
Codeine Sulfate
Dextropropoxyphene
Darvocet-N, Di-Gesic
DiazepamValium
EszopicloneLunesta
FentanylDuragesic
HydrocodoneVicodin
HydromorphoneDilaudid, Palladone
Isometheptene/APAP/DichloralphenazoneMildrin
Lisdexamfetamine dimesylateVyvanse
LorazepamAtivan
MeperidineDemerol
MethylphenidateRitalin, Concerta
MethylprednisoloneMedrol
ModafinilProvigil, Alertec
MorphineMS Contin, Roxanol
OxycodoneOxyContin, Roxicodone
Oxycodone/APAPPercocet, Endocet, Roxicet
Oxycodone/AspirinPercodan
OxymorphoneOpana, Numorphan, Numorphone
PentobarbitalNembutal
Phenobarbital
Pregabalin
Lyrica
Promethazine w/ codeine syrupPhenergan w/ codeine
Propoxyphene Napsylate and AcetaminophenDarvocet-N
SecobarbitalSeconal
SuvorexantBelsomra
TramadolUltram
ZaleplonSonata
ZolpidemAmbien
Brand NameGeneric Name
Adderall/DexedrineAmphetamine/Dextroamphetamine
AlertecModafinil
AmbienZolpidem
AtivanLorazepam
BelsomraSuvorexant
CheratussinCodeine and Guaifenesin
ConcertaMethylphenidate
Darvocet-NPropoxyphene Napsylate and Acetaminophen, Dextropropoxyphene
DemerolMeperidine
Di-GesicDextropropoxyphene
DilaudidHydromorphone
DuragesicFentanyl
EndocetOxycodone/APAP
KlonopinClonazepam
LunestaEszopiclone
LyricaPregabalin
MedrolMethylprednisolone
MildrinIsometheptene/APAP/Dichloralphenazone
MS ContinMorphine
NembutalPentobarbital
NumorphanOxymorphone
NumorphoneOxymorphone
NuvigilArmodafinil
OpanaOxymorphone
OxyContinOxycodone
PalladoneHydromorphone
PercocetOxycodone/APAP
PercodanOxycodone/Aspirin
Phenergan w/ codeinePromethazine w/ codeine syrup
ProvigilModafinil
RitalinMethylphenidate
Robitussin ACCodeine and Guaifenesin
RoxanolMorphine
RoxicetOxycodone/APAP
RoxicodoneOxycodone
SeconalSecobarbital
SomaCarisoprodol
SonataZaleplon
Tylenol #3Acetaminophen w/ codeine
UltramTramadol
ValiumDiazepam
VicodinHydrocodone
VyvanseLisdexamfetamine dimesylate
XanaxAlprazolam
Amobarbitol
Codeine sulfate
Phenobarbital