What am I not allowed to bring?
When packing please keep in mind your room may be inspected at any time and subject to random searches. Discovery of contraband of any sort may result in discharge. If you have any questions about a particular item, please feel free to give us a call. Anything that you bring that you are not allowed to have will be stored or sent back with your family member.
Do not bring:
•Computers or any other internet-capable devices
•Clothing with designs or wording that promotes alcohol, drugs, violence, profanity, or can be considered offensive or obscene
•Open over the counter medications, supplements, or vitamins
•Food, drinks, candy, or gum
•Pillows, blankets, or linens of any type
•Any “sharp” or dangerous object i.e. razor blades, glass pictures frames, vases, used syringes, wire hangers, spiral notebooks.
•E-cigarettes that do not have the commercially prepared type of disposable filters/cartridges in sealed packages- No liquids are allowed
•Glue, white out or permanent markers/sharpies
•Weapons of any kind, including a pocket knife
•Excessive amounts of cash (more than $20.00)
•Any type of pornography
•Any product with alcohol listed as one of the first five ingredients. Allowable forms are cetyl alcohol, cetearyl alcohol and denatured alcohol which cannot be consumed and typically are found in conditioner, deodorants, and lotions
•Colognes, perfumes, or body sprays
•Fingernail polish or remover
•Irons, fans or heaters
•Illegal drug or substances of abuse or drug using paraphernalia
•Purses are not allowed- you may have your wallet or a small clutch
•No stuffed animals
*This list is not all inclusive. Other items may be deemed contraband at the time of presentation, and either sent home, or not given to the patient during treatment.
You are responsible for all of your own belongings. Focus will not assume financial responsibility or responsibility for any items that are stolen, broken or lost during your stay. You are encouraged to leave valuable items at home.