866-986-2486
 

Things to Bring

We are excited for your commitment!

We are thrilled that you have decided to receive treatment at Valley Recovery Center. Our entire team is committed to providing with support and care throughout the recovery process. We will provide you with the resources and tools necessary for living a life without drugs and alcohol. There are a few things you will need to bring for your stay here at Valley Recovery Center.

You will need a couple types of clothing for the different activities you will participate in, specifically casual wear and exercise clothes. You will also need comfortable pajamas, particularly during the detoxification process. Bedding and linens will be provided for you.

You should also bring your identification, insurance information, and any medications you’ve been prescribed. Over the counter medicine that is not still sealed will be promptly destroyed. You should bring all of the toiletries you will need, but keep in mind they must be alcohol free. Fragrances are an exception to that, but they will be stored in the staff office. Some electronics are permitted, including cell phones (with limitations) and mp3 players and other music devices. Music devices are allowed provided they cannot connect to the internet and can only be heard with headphones

You should carefully consider what you want to bring, because everything needs to fit in just a couple of bags. Also, do not bring any contraband into our facility. This includes drugs, alcohol, weapons, cameras, aerosol, matches, butane lighters, computers, televisions, dvd players, and unauthorized medications

Video Virtual Tour
Latest Blogs
  • 06 Dec ‘Addiction Obituaries’ Go Viral

    This month, USA Today put out a powerful article that delves deep into the family dynamics that surround an addiction. In particular, they zeroed in on overdoses and the fatalities that issues like the opioid crisis have caused Americans. When a loved one dies because of their......

  • 13 May ‘Being Charlie’ Film Sheds Light On Addiction

    It’s summer blockbuster time again, which means more Iron Man and Pixar flicks at the cineplex. But buried within the slew of big budget spectacles is the moving film Being Charlie, which offers an open and personal look at addiction.   Charlie is directed by......

  • 01 Jun ‘Big Cement Momma’ Becomes Prison Sobriety Beacon

    We love profiling inspirational people within the recovery world. And sometimes they can be found in the most unlikely of places. In the Lehigh County Correctional Institution, for example, there is “Big Cement Momma,” a 78-year-old addiction specialist, who has changed the lives of hundreds......

  • 30 May ‘Bike Therapy’ Is Becoming A Popular Recovery Tool

    Summer is certainly the season to be in nature and enjoying the sunshine. And within our industry, a new treatment method is gaining popularity which takes advantage of the great outdoors. That, of course, would be Bike Therapy, which allows patients in recovery to focus their energies......

  • 24 Oct ‘Esquire’ Article Outs Billionaire Family Behind Oxycontin

    If you happen to subscribe to Esquire Magazine, then you probably came across a curious article in their most recent issue. Titled The Secretive Family Making Billions From The Opioid Crisis, it delves deep into the business practices of the Sackler clan; a group of relatives who......

  • 25 May ‘Forbes’ Highlights The Rise In Addicted Executives

    This week, we’re applauding Forbes for taking a break from their usual financial news and shining the spotlight on addiction. In a very insightful article, the money-based publication outlined how drug dependency and alcoholism is harming senior business executives across America. It also outlined how......

  • 22 May ‘Free Refills’ Profiles A Doctor’s Battle With Addiction

    Being hooked on painkiller meds is a tremendous challenge unto itself. But imagine how much more damaging it could be if you were a doctor and had the power to write yourself an unlimited amount of prescriptions. That was the challenge facing Dr. Peter Grinspoon M.D.,......

  • 01 Jul ‘Huffington Post’ Article Profiles A Life Without Meds

    The best way to beat an addiction? Never let it happen in the first place. We’re big proponents of preventative education and recently, Huffington Post contributor Sheenie Ambardar M.D. published a fantastic article about stopping a prescription med problem before it begins.   Also known......

  • 26 Oct ‘Know The Truth’ Brings Addiction Education To Schools

    We’ve brought up the 1980’s D.A.R.E. initiative, and its proposal to return, many times before. But before that happens, there is actually another addiction education program taking the lead in states like Minnesota. That would be Know The Truth, a viral teen-focused recovery network that has been grabbing......

  • 23 Jun ‘LA Weekly’ Profiles Recovery Gone Wrong

    We are extremely proud to be in the recovery business, continuing a tradition of health and wellness. But, as with any industry, there are always bad apples that take advantage of the clients they service. Such is the case with Community Recovery founder Chris Bathum,......