Packing List

A Forever Recovery has a very casual environment. The following items are what you will need to bring. You may want to include some personal items from home (family pictures, etc.):

You may bring ONE suitcase and ONE carry-on bag. a total of TWO bags.

  1. Casual clothes (shorts, jeans, t-shirts, sweats, exercise clothing)
  2. We suggest you bring seven days of clothing changes
  3. Tennis shoes, shower flip-flops
  4. Towels, washcloths
  5. Laundry soap – Pods only, must be new and in unopened package
  6. Personal hygiene items (shampoo, soap, razors, etc.) NOTE* any product with alcohol listed in the first two ingredients will be confiscated – NO Aerosol cans permitted.
  7. ALL personal hygiene items MUST be new with sealing and packaging intact.
  8. IPod or other music storage device with Headphones (no audio, video or recorder on iPod)
  9. Alarm clock
  10. Personal reading material
  11. Writing paper, envelopes, postage stamps
  12. Journal
  13. Long distance phone card
  14. Swimsuit for the sauna (ONE PIECE for women, no thongs, Speedos or over-exposure, etc.)
  15. Seasonal clothes
  16. You may bring your own pillow
  17. Please bring your driver’s license or state ID, Social Security card and insurance card (if applicable)

In order to get the best out of the program and to reduce the number of suitcases or packages there are a number of things not allowed:

  1. No Cameras
  2. No device that is internet capable or with camera or audio recording.
  3. No Television, boom-box speaker systems or DVD
  4. Cell phone (clients use outgoing pay phones only)
  5. Pager
  6. NO chewing tobacco or dip unless in pouches.
  7. Dangerous tools
  8. Mouthwash containing alcohol in first two ingredients
  9. Aspirin, Tylenol, etc.
  10. Over the counter drugs (unless medically prescribed with a doctor’s note)
  11. Pets
  12. Pornographic materials or items
  13. NO food, beverages, candy or gum may be brought into the facility
  14. Any type of weapons Knives, numchucks, brass knuckles …etc.