What to Bring

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COre Items

When preparing for your stay at New Origins, it’s essential to pack thoughtfully to ensure you have everything you need for a successful and comfortable stay. Here is the list of items we suggest bringing:

Personal Identification

Bring your driver’s license, passport, or any other form of identification required for admission.

Health Insurance Information

Please bring your insurance card and any necessary documents related to your health coverage.

Prescription Medications

If you have prescribed medications, bring them in their original containers with clear labels. Be sure to inform the staff of any medications you are taking.

Comfortable Clothing

Pack comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing for the duration of your stay, including sleepwear, underwear, and socks. Make sure to avoid packing clothing with alcohol or drug-related themes.

Casual Shoes

Comfortable shoes for indoor and outdoor activities, such as sneakers or sandals.

Weather-Appropriate Outerwear

Depending on the season and climate, bring a jacket, coat, or rain gear.


Bring your personal hygiene items, such as shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, and any specific products you use.

Personal Care Items

Items like feminine hygiene products and a hairbrush or comb.

Prescription Eyewear

Glasses, contact lenses, or hearing aids, if applicable.

Reading Material

Books, magazines, or journals can be brought for downtime and relaxation.

Notebook and Pen

For taking notes during therapy sessions or for personal reflection.

Comfort Items

Items that provide comfort and relaxation, such as a favorite blanket or pillow, family photos, or a stuffed animal.

Phone and Charger

Please check with our center regarding the policy on electronic devices.

List of Contacts

Bring a list of important contact numbers, including family members, close friends, and support networks.

List of Allergies and Medical History

Inform the staff of any allergies or relevant medical history.

Health and Well-Being

Items for exercise and relaxation, such as workout clothes, yoga mats, or meditation aids.

Cash or Payment Method

Money for personal expenses, such as toiletries or snacks.

Recovery Literature

If you have recovery literature or materials that are important to you, consider bringing them.

If you have any questions, please check with our center to ensure that you comply with our guidelines.

Lastly, keep in mind that your primary focus during your stay should be on your recovery journey. Make sure to limit distractions and bring only what is necessary to support your well-being and progress.

We accept Most Major Insurance

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