What To Bring

What to Bring

What Should I Bring with Me to Turning Point?

Here’s what to bring with you upon admission to our drug and alcohol addiction treatment center:

  • Clothing – Clothing should not exceed the following:
    • For detox, this should include five changes of clothing.
    • If you will be attending one of our residential programs, this should include seven changes of clothing.
    • *** Note: Please reference guidelines below for appropriate clothing.***
  • Medication – Please bring a 30-day supply of any prescription medications you are currently prescribed. You will need to bring these medications in their original prescription bottles, along with clear labels that state how your medication should be taken.
  • Health & beauty products – All incoming products must be sealed or new and cannot contain any alcohol. Please bring whatever products you require, including shampoo, non-aerosol deodorants, and non-fragrance lotions.
  • Miscellaneous – You may bring individually wrapped hard candies without sticks, a few photos of loved ones, and sealed cigarettes. Rolled cigarettes, cigars, vapes and electronic cigarettes are not allowed.
  • Money – Money brought in will be placed in your client account. Your client account can be used to pay for personal health and hygiene items, stamps, cigarettes, and medication. Limit $250, unless for medication. ***Please note - if your account exceeds $50 at time of discharge, the additional funds will be returned to you via credit card or check.***

Guidelines for Appropriate Dress

We do ask our patients to dress in an appropriate manner that does not distract other patients from focusing on their recovery.

Our guidelines include:

  • No sheer or tight clothing
  • No high-heeled shoes
  • No sleeveless shirts or tank tops; healthcare facility requirements state that patients must have their underarms covered
  • No T-Shirts or sweatshirts with drug or alcohol references
  • No flip flops

If you have questions, please contact our admissions support center. Our call center is available to answer your calls from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

What NOT to Bring to Turning Point

  • Luggage
  • Pornography
  • Perfumes, colognes, and scented lotions
  • Pillows
  • Bed linens
  • Cell phones
  • Mirrors
  • Photos in glass frames
  • Any types of food with the exception of hard candy
  • Over-the-counter, non-prescription medications
  • Loose tobacco
  • Rolled cigarettes
  • Cigars or Black & Mild
  • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
  • Alcohol
  • Vapes or electronic cigarettes
  • Paper products including books, notebooks, and magazines
  • Knives or any weapons
  • Electronic items other than hair dryers, curling irons, and electric razors; prohibited items include smartphones, radios, laptops, and tablets
  • Any health/beauty items that contain alcohol—such as some colognes, hand sanitizers, and mouthwashes—or are aerosolized

Contact Turning Point at (973) 380-0905 for questions or to begin the admissions process with an initial assessment.

Learn More

Click here to read more helpful information on what to bring! Please note that we will provide bed linens and a pillow for you. We will also provide you with a towel and washcloth. Laundry is done once a week; laundry soap will be provided by our center.

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Why Choose Turning Point?

  • Admission Starts 24 Hours After Initial Call
  • Helping Over 3700 Patients A Year
  • We Are CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Accredited
  • Effective Treatment For Over 45 Years
  • Multiple Locations In New Jersey

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