31 S. Braddock St. | Winchester, VA 22601

(540) 535-1111 | Available 24/7

31 S. Braddock St. | Winchester, VA 22601

(540) 535-1111 | Available 24/7

What to Bring to Rehab: Packing & Preparing

Preparing for treatment is easier with our comprehensive packing list. For any questions, please contact our Admissions Director, Sue Dennis, for guidance. We're here to ensure you bring everything necessary for a successful treatment journey.

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Welcome to Bridging the Gaps

Read the Following List Carefully Before Packing

BTG respectfully requests that incoming clients read this information carefully, follow these guidelines, and use this info as a packing checklist for preparing for their stay with us. Please contact our Admissions Director with any questions. We look forward to welcoming you to Bridging the Gaps!

To maintain safety for all of our clients, bag checks will be conducted upon arrival. Any prohibited items will be confiscated and kept in a secure location for the duration of the client’s treatment. Illicit substances or unapproved medications, food, or other perishable items will be disposed of properly. 

Items To Bring To Treatment

BTG respectfully requests that
incoming clients read this list carefully
and follow these guidelines when
preparing for their stay with us. To
maintain safety for all of our clients,
bag checks will be conducted upon
arrival. Any prohibited items will be
confiscated and kept in a secure
location for the duration of the client’s
treatment. Illicit substances or
unapproved medications, food, and
other perishable items will be
disposed of properly. 

Personal Items

● Photo identification card (i.e. driver's license, passport, etc.).
● Health insurance card(s) and other relevant documentation.
● Medical information including, but not limted to, prescriptions (bottles should have
complete label intact) and a list of known allergies- Alcohol-free toiletries including,
but not limited to, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrush, toothpaste, body wash and/or
soap, deodorant, feminine care products, comb and/or hair brush, hairdryer, and
shaving items (electric razor only).
● Spending money for personal needs as well as money for medical expenses (we
recommend $50 for personal expenditures and $50 for medical needs. Clients are
not permitted to keep more that $20 on them at any time, and all out of pocket
expenses are to be paid by the client).
● Mailing envelopes and postage stamps (BTG provides clients with paper and
writing instruments)
● List of contact numbers for family and/or friends (clients do not have access to
their cell phones in Phase I

Clothing

● One week's supply of seasonally appropriate, comfortable clothing, gym wear
(laundry supplies and facilities are provided)
● At least one pair of athletic shoes and one pair of casual shoes (sandals are
restricted during certain times)
● Seasonally appropriate outerwear
● A swimsuit and sunblock for summer moths as well as occasional indoor gym
pool (conservative one-piece for women and mid-thigh shorts for men

Items To Leave At Home

Restricted items (only permitted at certain times)

- iPods or other portable music devises- Razor blades of any kind- Any chemical liquids such as nail polish or nail polish remover 
Note: Additional items may be deemed inappropriate by staff during the course of treatmen

Things You Must Leave Behind

● Alcohol or illicit substances, including items containing alcohol including, but notlimited to, mouthwash, perfume and/or cologne, and aftershave● Sugar or caffeine● Firearms or any kind of weapon● Aerosols● Candles● E-Cigarettes, Vapes, and Juuls● Chewing tobacco products● Cameras or video recorders● Laptops or other computer equipment● Sharp objects of any kind including, but not limited to, sewing needles and scissors(will be permitted when regulated by the residential staff)● Food, snacks, gum, mints, or beverages of any kind● Nonprescription (over-the-counter) medication such as Advil or Tylenol (most OTCmeds are provided)● Music CDs or R-rated videos or media● Revealing or suggestive clothing; tattered, torn, or unwashed clothing; low-cutblouses; spandex or tight-fitting clothing; drug or alcohol branded apparel; cutoffpants or shirts; mesh or see-through shirts; short shorts or skirts (shorter than mid-thigh); muscle shirts or revealing tank tops; halter or bare midriff tops; sleeveless t-shirts; concert or music t-shirts● Sports equipment such as ab-roller or weights● Sexually explicit materials● Expensive jewelry or other items of value (BTG assumes no liability for lost,misplaced, or stolen items or items left behind after discharge)

Understanding Restrictions

Items to be Used Under Supervision

For the safety of our clients and our community, there are certain items that we choose to restrict access to. These items are restricted by the phase of the treatment program and/or the potential danger that can be posed if used unsupervised.

Items that may be used under supervision:

● Razor blades of any kind● Any chemical liquids such as nail polish or nail polish remover● Finger nail clippers/manicure kits● Perfume or cologne● These items will be held in the residential office when not in use. ● Clients may request to use these items under supervision of the residential staff, and must return these items to residential staff once use is completed.

Items that are not allowed in unless approved by the clinical team for a specific use:

● iPads● Laptops or computers● iPods or other portable music devices● These items will be held by our staff until they have been approved for use by our clinical team.

Cash Policy:

Clients may only have $20 cash on them at a time. You are welcome to bring as much cash as you’d like, but all funds over and above $20 will be held securely by our administrative assistant. Any cash that you may need has to be requested and an explanation of use must be documented for proper record keeping of your funds.

Client Testimonials

Read what our clients have to say about us

Transformation

A Bridge to Transformation

Abstinence from substances and addressing neurochemical deficiencies is a cornerstone of our philosophy, but that alone is not enough to build a meaningful life in recovery. The design of our program – from the time a client wakes in the morning until they go to sleep at night – is deliberately structured to provide the environment for transformation to occur.   
We teach our clients the skills to build a life in recovery while simultaneously working with them to therapeutically address the pain points that will keep them caught in the cycle of addiction.

Insurance

Your Addiction Treatment Could Be Covered

If you do not see your provider listed, please contact us to learn more about obtaining coverage. We do not accept Medicaid at this time.

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Contact Us

Reach Out To Us

We welcome you to call our Admissions Director, Sue Dennis, at (540) 535-1111 to discuss admitting yourself or a loved one fortreatment. However, if you would first like us to verify your insurance, use this form or get in touch via phone or email.

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