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What To Bring

Client Personal Items List

Currently due to the COVID-19 Pandemic ABHS has suspended the item drop off option for clients. This is a temporary measure to protect the clients and staff within our facility.

The following is a list of recommended personal items that all new clients should consider bringing with them to treatment. Please, NO pornographic materials of any sort. Any garments with alcohol or drug related advertising are strictly forbidden.

Please note our Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) list has an additional ALLOWED and NOT ALLOWED items list below.

Client Personal Items List – ALLOWED:

  • Hair care products (Alcohol Free Required)
    • Must be alcohol free and sealed upon arrival or delivery (No aerosol)
    • All clients will use in building resources until a store run can be made or a drop off is made by a family member
  • Deodorant (Alcohol Free Required)
    • Must be new, (Stick deodorant only)
  • Shaving cream (Alcohol Free Required)
    • Must be new, (Non‐Aerosol Only)
  • Toothpaste (Alcohol Free Required)
    • Must be new
    • Must be 4oz
  • Nail clippers
  • Feminine Hygiene Products – Pads only, no tampons
  • Tweezers
  • Clear plastic water bottles
  • Clothing
    • No tight or revealing
    • Sleep wear
    • Robe
    • Slippers
    • Shower sandals
    • 6‐7 days of clothing, socks, and undergarments
    • Garments should be inexpensive and able to be washed on a regular No dry cleaning
  • Personal bath towels and washcloths
  • Favorite blanket or comforter
  • Favorite pillow
  • Notebooks or journal for personal use
  • Roll of stamps, envelopes, stationary
  • Alarm clock


  • Cannot have radio.
  • Must be electric, no batteries
  • Must be approved by maintenance
  • Medication 7‐ 14 Day Supply (Required)
    • If possible, please make sure medications are in “bubble ”
    • All medications must be prescribed by a physician, including over the counter medication.

Prescriptions in “sample” container must have a written prescription from a physician.


Items not to bring

The following is a list of personal items that are not allowed in treatment. Client Personal Items List – NOT ALLOWED:

  • Alcohol, illegal drugs, marijuana, or drug
  • Narcotic or non‐prescribed prescription drugs
  • Vaping devices of any kind
  • Over‐the‐counter medications or vitamins (unless you have a prescription)
  • Weapons
  • Tampons
  • Electronic or Battery‐Operated Devices
    • TV
    • radio
    • computer/laptops
    • cell phones
    • cameras
    • CD players
    • MP3 players
    • I‐Pods
  • Vehicles, bicycles, or other modes of personal transportation (Subject to TOW if left)
  • Caffeinated products
  • Mouthwash containing
  • Aerosol sprays
  • Pornography or sexually suggestive materials
  • White out or paint including paint
  • Tools
  • Expensive jewelry
  • Q‐Tips
  • Bandannas
  • Outside food or beverages
  • Hair dye
  • Stuffed animals / Dolls
  • Colored Contacts

CSU Client Item List

Revised 3/15/2021


The following is a list of permitted and non-permitted items on the crisis stabilization unit. The average length of stay is 5-7 days with a maximum of 14 days. Please bring the minimum to make your stay comfortable. Safety is our number one priority!

Personal Items – ALLOWED:

*these items will be kept in the Care Team station, labeled, and checked out to client as needed

  • Hair care products*
    • Must be free from alcohol and sealed upon admission.
    • NO aerosols.
  • Deodorant*
    • Must be free from alcohol and sealed upon admission.
    • Stick deodorants only.
  • Toothpaste and Mouthwash*
    • Must be free from alcohol and sealed upon admission.
    • Must be 4oz or larger.
  • Sanitary pads*
    • Must be sealed in package.
  • Clothing
    • No tight or revealing clothing.
    • No strings on any garments allowed, including shoes.
    • Sleep wear
    • Slippers
    • Shower sandals
    • 3-5 days of clothing/socks/undergarments.
    • Garments should be inexpensive and tolerate regular washing. No dry cleaning.
  • Bedding
    • Bedding is provided. The client may bring one personal comfort item such as a favorite pillow, blanket, or stuffed animal.
  • Medications
    • 5-day supply, when possible

Personal Items – NOT ALLOWED:

  • Alcohol, illegal drugs, marijuana, or drug paraphernalia.
  • Narcotic or non-prescribed prescription drugs.
  • Vaping devices of any kind.
  • Over the counter medications or vitamins, unless prescribed.
  • Tampons, unless prescribed.
  • Electronic or Battery-Operated devices, unless prescribed.
  • Caffeinated products.
  • Aerosol sprays.
  • Pornography or sexually suggestive materials.
  • White out, paint, or paint pens.
  • Jewelry (except a wedding band).
  • Q-Tips.
  • Outside food/beverage.
  • Hair dye.
  • Colored contacts.
  • Hoodies, belts, or items with string.
  • Pens, pencils, colored pencils, or other sharp objects.