What to Bring

The Twelve Oaks addiction treatment program is patterned after the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). Within this pattern of treatment, an individualized treatment plan is designed based on the specific needs of each patient.

Packing List

Packing List for Twelve Oaks Recovery Center

  • Casual conservative clothing for one week only. 7 outfits for day wear and 7 outfits for sleeping ONLY
  • Females:  1 piece conservative swimsuits (if not appropriate a t-shirt will need to be worn)
  • Males:  Board shorts or swimming trunks
  • Personal toiletry items and sunscreen 
  • All prescription medications for the entire stay in their original containers(samples are prohibited)
  • Pillow or blanket (if you prefer your own)
  • Journal, stationery and stamps
  • Books
  • Insurance card and prescription/pharmacy card and Dental insurance(or payment method for prescriptions)
  • Alarm clock (without radio feature)
  • Umbrella
  • Personal spending money/ ATM/Debit Card (suggested amount $50-$100 for incidentals,
  • ID or Drivers License
  • Backpack
  • minimum cigarette supply for one week. Cigarette packs MUST be unopened.
  • Cigarettes can be ordered through the store on campus.

Prohibited Items

Prohibited Items at Twelve Oaks Recovery Center

  • Drugs / Alcohol
  • Any product containing alcohol as one of the first three ingredients listed (including shampoo and conditioner)
  • Mouthwash with alcohol
  • Aerosols
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Weapons and anything deemed so by staff
  • Paints, paint thinner/remover, turpentine, denatured alcohol, kerosene, gasoline or freon fireworks, candles, or incense
  • Airplane cement, glue or adhesives
  • Hair dyes or hair coloring products
  • Fingernail polish and polish remover
  • Electronic devices including laptops and cell phones and e-readers
  • Sports equipment (weights, fishing poles, baseball bats, etc.)
  • Pornography
  • Clothing or hats with inappropriate messages or symbols which have sexual, gambling, racial, alcohol or drug references
  • Perfume/cologne
  • Energy drinks (Red Bull, Rock Star, etc.)
  • Coolers, coffee pots, cooking devices
  • Electric blankets and heating pads
  • Large sums of money
  • Swimsuits
  • Shorts higher than 6 inches above the knee
  • Sleeveless clothing (worn without a sleeved shirt over it)
  • Low-cut shirts