Be sure to bring any of the items mentioned below that you feel you may need while in treatment. You will not have the opportunity to purchase them while you are at New Bridge.

Also, make sure you mark all personal items with your name as New Bridge Foundation is NOT responsible for any lost or stolen items while a resident. Upon departure from the program, all personal belongings must be taken with you. You will lose whatever you leave behind (Admissions Agreement, Part IV).

WHAT TO BRING: Helios Residential Program

Identification

  • California driver’s license or ID
  • Insurance card
  • Medical papers (appointments, test results, TB test)

Personal Items

  • Prepaid phone cards or quarters for the pay phone
  • IF YOU SMOKE, bring cigarettes
  • Personal food items
  • Alarm clock (without radio)
  • Comb/brush
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Deodorant/soap/lotion
  • Shaving needs (razors/shaving cream)
  • Hair care products (shampoo/conditioner/hair spray)

Medications

  • If you take medications, you must bring a 30-day supply of your prescriptions in original containers. Any over-the-counter medication, vitamins, and supplements must be in unopened and sealed containers.
  • If you are diabetic, you must bring your sliding scale, meter, strips, medication, and insulin delivery method (where applicable)

Basic Wardrobe

  • Comfortable everyday pants and shirts
  • Sweater/jacket/coat
  • Underwear and socks
  • Sleepwear (pajamas, sweats, etc.)
  • Robe/slippers/shower shoes
  • Comfortable shoes (flats/tennis shoes)
  • Sweats or exercise clothes
  • No suggestive clothing or clothing with references to drugs or alcohol

DO NOT BRING

  • Electronics (laptops, radios, TVs, cameras, etc.)
  • Expensive jewelry or other valuables
  • Cell phones or iPods
  • Provocative clothing
  • Pocket knives or any sharp objects
  • Mouthwash with alcohol
  • Excessive cash (more than $30.00)
  • Credit cards and checkbooks (unless needed for payment)
  • Laundry detergent (provided for you)
  • Anything highly caffeinated (including coffee, tea, energy drinks, Rock Stars, Red Bull, etc); regular soda is OK
  • Bring your belongings in one soft canvas bag

*Please bring any of the above mentioned items you feel you may need while in treatment. You will not have the opportunity to purchase them while you are at New Bridge.

*Please mark all personal items with your name as New Bridge Foundation is NOT responsible for any lost or stolen items while a resident.  Upon departure from the program, all personal belongings must be taken. You could lose what you leave behind (Admissions Agreement, Part IV).