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What to Pack for 30-Day Rehab? FREE Checklist

Heading to a 30-day rehab program soon?

Packing the right things can make a huge difference in your experience.

In this blog, I’ll guide you through all the essentials you’ll need, plus some handy tips. Let’s ensure you’re fully prepared to take on this journey and focus on your well-being.

Getting ready for rehab can be tough, but I’ve got your back! Let’s do this together.

Pack for 30 Day Rehab 1

#1 Weather-Appropriate Clothes

Bring enough clothes to last you a week or so, including:

  • Pants and trousers: Pack jeans, sweatpants, and a couple of dressier pants for any special occasions.
  • Shirts: T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, and a few nicer shirts or blouses for group meetings or family visit days.
  • Sleeping suits: Comfortable pajamas or sleepwear to help you rest well at night.
  • Socks and undergarments: Enough to last you at least a week without doing laundry.

#2 Comfortable Shoes

  • Non-skid sole shoes: Sneakers or any comfortable shoes that will support you during walks or exercises.
  • Slippers: A cozy pair for lounging around indoors.

#3 Toiletries (Without Alcohol)

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash or soap
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Lotion and skincare products

#4 Prescribed Medications

  • Original bottles: Make sure you bring your prescribed medications in their original bottles with labels intact.

#5 Important Documents

  • ID cards: Driver’s license or any government-issued ID.
  • Credit cards: For any expenses that might come up.
  • Insurance cards: For your health insurance information.
  • Licenses: Any other necessary personal identification.

#6 Medical Reports

  • Test reports: Any relevant medical records, including blood work, X-rays, or other test results.
  • Doctor’s notes: If you have any specific instructions from your physician.

#7 Grooming Items

  • Hairbrush or comb
  • Razor and shaving cream
  • Feminine hygiene products

#8 An Alarm Clock

  • Battery-operated: To help you stay on schedule without relying on a phone. (without radio)

#9 Some Cash

  • Emergency fund: A small amount of cash for any unforeseen expenses or emergencies.

#10 Personal Items (As Allowed)

  • Notebook or journal: For jotting down thoughts, progress, or creative writing.
  • Pictures: A few photos of loved ones to keep you motivated and connected.
  • Blankets: A cozy blanket or pillow from home for extra comfort.

Packing these items will help ensure you have everything you need for your stay, making the experience smoother and more focused on your healing journey. Good luck, and remember, you’re taking an incredible step towards a healthier, happier you!

Tony McKenzie

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