What to Bring

We want people coming to River Point Behavioral Health for an inpatient treatment program to be well prepared for their stay. For that reason, we have prepared a list of acceptable items and a list of items that will be turned away at admission.

Acceptable Items

  • Casual, comfortable clothing for 3 days
  • Toiletry items (toothbrush, toothpaste, skin care items, etc.)
  • Calling card for long distance cards (Local calls are free)
  • Appropriate reading material (recovery-related books recommended)
  • Stationery and stamps
  • Personal journal
  • Notepads and writing utensils
  • Phone numbers and addresses for Family Week contacts
  • Small amount of spending money (no more than $200)
  • Three-day supply of medication in original prescription bottles

Unacceptable Items

  • 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, tube tops, short-shorts or extremely low rise pants (undergarments must be worn)
  • Bras with underwires
  • Tie closures of robes
  • Any products containing alcohol such as mouthwash and facial astringents
  • Glass items including picture frames
  • Cell phones, pagers, PDAs and other handheld electronic equipment
  • Laptop computers
  • Cameras or video recording equipment
  • Food and beverage products of any kind
  • 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