What to Send to Someone in Treatment
While your loved one is working on their sobriety at our Stuart Florida treatment center, you may want to show them you’re thinking of them. Many families consider sending rehab care packages that let their loved ones know they’re being supported in recovery.
If you are wondering what to send to a person in rehab, or if you’re looking for rehab care package ideas, you must first make sure that you’re able to send a care package to your loved one.
Depending on their stage in recovery and their unique challenges, you may not be able to send a care package at this time. Before you start packing, contact the treatment center staff to ask about their care package and patient mail policies.
Rehab Care Package Ideas – What to Include in a Rehab Care Package
- Comfortable clothing. Make sure your loved one has comfortable clothing to wear while they’re in rehab. New socks, comfortable pajamas, or workout attire can help your loved one feel their best while they’re working on their recovery.
- Toiletries. While there are some limits to who can and cannot use toiletries from home, many patients are able to enjoy these care package gifts. For example, residential patients at our Stuart Florida treatment center can bring their own shampoo, conditioner, hairbrush, deodorant, toothbrushes, and more.
- Words of encouragement. A handwritten letter can speak volumes for your loved one in recovery. Consider including self-help books and handwritten letters in your rehab care package. Some of our favorite books for recovering addicts are also the best things to send to someone in rehab. These books include "The Big Book", "Beautiful Boy" by David Sheff, and "This Naked Mind" by Annie Grace.
Remember to always check with your loved one’s treatment facility before sending a care package. Not all patients are eligible to receive care packages, and not all items are allowed to be sent to patients. If you’re looking to send a care package, contact our facility first to ensure all items are able to be sent.
What Not to Include in Rehab Care Packages
When putting together the best things to send to someone in rehab, it’s important to remember which items are off-limits for rehab care packages. In general, the items that are prohibited from being brought in by patients should not be included in care packages. Our list on what to bring to rehab can help you understand what types of items should not be included in your care package.
For more information on what to send to someone in rehab, or for a full list of what should not be sent to someone in rehab, contact our team at Banyan Detox Stuart today. There are certain items that make great gifts for rehab patients, but it’s important to understand what is and is not allowed at your loved one’s treatment facility so they can receive your gift in rehab.
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