Approved Items

Individuals attending teen drug rehab at New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center may bring the following personal items for their stay (Note: These items are subject to inspection at the time of arrival):

  • 5 pants/shorts, including workout clothes (must be worn at waist or hips; shorts must be no higher than 2 inches above the knee)
  • 5 shirts (no tank tops or shirts that expose bra straps, chest, cleavage, back or biceps)
  • 1 dress outfit
  • 4 pairs of pajamas
  • 5 pairs of socks
  • 5 pairs of underwear
  • 2 sweatshirts
  • 1 coat (if it’s winter)
  • 3 pairs of shoes (sandals, tennis shoes, dress shoes)
  • Razors (no electric) and shaving cream (without alcohol and pressure valve)
  • Solid deodorant
  • Tooth brush (no electric) and toothpaste
  • Bath soap
  • Body lotion (alcohol may not be listed in the first four ingredients)
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Makeup (no glitter, nail polish remover, mirrors in compacts, tweezers, metal applicators or glass-encased perfume/cologne/body spray) *Foam applicators only
  • Facial cleansing cloths
  • Laundry detergent (must be high efficiency liquid)
  • Towels, washcloths and sponges (without strings)
  • Picture of family only (patient will receive the picture after reaching phase one for one week)
  • Personal pillow and blanket (optional)

The following items are not allowed for any reason:

  • Halter tops
  • Cut-offs
  • Tank tops
  • Revealing blouses
  • Gang-related items
  • Hats
  • Jeans with holes
  • T-shirts with addiction, racial or gender-related statements
  • Green tea, energy drinks, Mountain Dew or orange juice
  • Snacks
  • Weapons
  • Alcohol or mood-altering drugs/paraphernalia