What to Bring to Treatment: Women’s Center

Please bring all your items in trash bags. We do not allow suitcases or bags in our facility. All your belongings will be searched, and clothes will be run through the dryer. To expedite the process, please label your belongings with your first and last names.
If anything is brought to our facility that is not allowed, we will ask that a family member take it back home. If you have any questions about the list, please call us at 513-575-0968.

Do Bring

  • Insurance card and photo ID
  • 10 pairs of pants/10 tops/5 undershirts (tank tops) * Please bring clothing appropriate for the season. We are a 90-180-day program and understand that seasons change. You will be allowed to swap out clothes ONE time during your stay in treatment.
    • Tank tops may NOT be worn alone unless the straps are an inch thick (two fingers width).
    • No short shorts. Shorts must pass the fingertip length test.
  • 2 sweaters/hoodies and 1 jacket
  • 2 pairs of shoes (no slippers, no high heels)
  • Undergarments (bras/underwear/socks)
  • 2 sets of pajamas
  • Makeup (only essentials; no huge makeup boxes)
  • Blow dryer/curling iron/hair straightener/brush
  • Jewelry (We are not responsible if it is lost or stolen.)
  • Hygiene products
    • Shampoo/conditioner/body wash/loofah/shower shoes (flip-flops)
    • Shower caddy
    • Toothbrush and toothpaste/mouthwash (ALCOHOL-FREE)
    • Deodorant
    • Tampons/pads
    • Nail clippers/nail file
    • Razors (must be new)
    • Lotion with alcohol content being the fourth ingredient or lower on the list.
  • 2 towels and 2 washcloths
  • OTC medication (must be new and unopened) and prescribed medications including refills (labeled in correct bottle)
  • Alarm clock
  • iPod/MP3 player (cannot have camera/Internet capabilities) and headphones
  • Cigarettes (New packs- they cannot be opened) and lighters *You are allowed 12 cigarettes a day. 5 packs of cigarettes will get you through one week. You can bring a carton if you wish.
  • 12-pack of soda/water/Gatorade/iced tea/juice boxes (BRING ONLY ONE)
    • Caffeine or Caffeine-free
  • 1 bag of candy individually wrapped (1 lb. or less)
  • Hard candy (lollipops, mints, Jolly Ranchers, etc.)
  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • $10 in singles or quarters
  • Stamps/envelopes
  • Pictures (without frame)
  • Basic art supplies
    • Markers, glue, colored pencils, crayons, etc.
  • Books
    • Coloring books
    • AA/NA books
    • Casual reads (appropriate for treatment)
    • Magazines (remove address labels)

Do NOT Bring

  • Pillows/blankets/sheets
  • Cell phones
  • CHEWING TOBACCO
  • Bags/suitcases/purses/backpacks
  • Laptop/iPad
  • Automobiles
  • Animals, includes live and stuffed
  • Candles/incense/oils
  • Body spray
  • Aerosol sprays
  • Weapons
  • Energy drinks
  • E-cigarettes or rolled cigarettes
  • Scissors
  • Paint
  • Soft chewy candy (Sour Patch Kids, Skittles,)
  • Potato chips/crackers/cookies
  • Medications that are painkillers, ointments, Benzos or sleeping pills

* PLEASE CONTACT OUR MEDICAL TEAM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICATIONS.

Families May Bring

Family group starts at 9 a.m. every Saturday, and you must show a valid ID. Drop-offs are on Saturday only, from noon-3 p.m. The following items DO NOT count as one of the five items you may bring when you visit:

  • Soda/water/Gatorade/iced tea/juice boxes (12-PACK ONLY)
  • Cigarettes
  • Candy
  • Tampons/pads
  • Money (No more than $10)