Admissions FAQs

admissions clearbrook treatment centersAre you ready to make a life-altering change? Your first step will be to contact us today for information about admission to our drug and alcohol treatment facility. Our admissions specialists treat each call with the greatest care and each call is strictly confidential.

Who Answers My Call?

Our qualified Admissions Specialists are your first experience with our “Patients Come First” philosophy when you start your first step into Clearbrook Treatment Centers. Our admissions staff will take the time to explain each of our programs and answer all of your questions. During these telephone interviews, you will be asked a number of pertinent questions as a part of our intake gathering that will help us facilitate your admission. An intake is done to determine the level of care needed for each potential patient and if we are the most appropriate facility to meet those needs. When the information portion is concluded, appointments are scheduled for admission into Clearbrook.

What Happens During the Initial Admission?

Upon arrival at Clearbrook, a preliminary drug and alcohol treatment plan is developed after admission based on data collected during the entry interview, referral, and family sources. Appropriate drug and alcohol treatment plans are initiated upon entry and evolve into a more comprehensive plan during the patient’s stay.

How Long Do I Have to Stay at Clearbrook?

The length of your stay will depend upon your treatment needs as well as your progress while completing the drug and alcohol rehabilitation program at Clearbrook. Clearbrook’s inpatient drug and alcohol treatment program for adults is normally 28 days.

What to Bring When Coming to Clearbrook?

General Items | All clients must bring Photo ID, Insurance Cards, any co-pays due upon admission, and a 30 day supply of all medications in their original prescription bottles. Tobacco users may bring cigarettes or chewing tobacco in “SEALED, UNOPENED packs or containers.”

Toiletries | All clients will need to bring the following items: shampoo, soap/bodywash, deoderant, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, hairbrush, shaving cream, and safety razors. *NO ITEMS MAY CONTAIN ANY ALCOHOL*

JewelryWe recommend that all patients leave any valuable items, including jewelry, at home whenever possible. If you do choose to bring jewelry with you, please limit it to one (1) ring, one (1) necklace, one (1) watch, and one (1) pair of earrings (WOMEN ONLY).

Clothes For MenThe following guidelines are for incoming male patients:

  • Pack a 7 day supply of casual attire including slacks, jeans, shirts, socks, underwear, pajamas, jacket/coat, and at least one pair of comfortable shoes.
  • Shirts can be t-shirts, polo shirts, golf shirts, collared shirts, long-sleeves, sweatshirts and hoodies
    • NO Tie-Dyes; NO references or imagery related to bikers, bands, gangs, drugs and/or alcohol use, and/or negative messaging
    • NO tank tops, sleeve-less shirts, or cut-offs
  • Pants can be jeans, slacks, khakis, sweatpants, and shorts
    • NO pants or shorts with holes cut into them are permitted
    • Shorts are permitted Seasonally Only (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
    • NO excessively tight fitting or revealing attire will be permitted
  • Not Permitted to be Worn
    • Earrings, cologne, baseball hats, or any body / facial piercings.

Clothes For Women | The following guidelines are for incoming female patients:

  • Pack a 7 day supply of casual attire including slacks, jeans, shirts, socks, underwear, pajamas, jacket/coat, and at least one pair of comfortable shoes.
  • Shirts can be t-shirts, longsleeves, sweatshirts, collared shirts, polo shirts, and hoodies.
    • NO Tie-Dyes; NO references or imagery related to bikers, bands, gangs, drugs and/or alcohol use, and/or negative messaging.
    • NO tube tops, tank tops, halter tops, sleeve-less shirts, cut-offs, or low cut shirts.
    • Shirts MUST cover the navel area
  • Pants can be jeans, slacks, khakis, sweatpants, and shorts
    • NO pants or shorts with holes cut into them are permitted
    • Shorts are permitted Seasonally Only (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
    • Shorts must be knee length (No “Short Shorts” permitted)
  • Dresses and skirts are permitted
    • Must be at least knee length (No mini-skirts permitted)
    • No slits, cuts, or holes are permitted
    • Dresses may not be backless and must have appropriate necklines
  • Cosmetics are LIMITED to:
    • One (1) cream or press powder consealer
    • One (1) blush
    • One (1) lipstick
    • NO eye makeup is permitted
  • Not Permitted to be Worn
    • Perfume, body / facial piercings, stretch pants, yoga pants, leggings, spandex and tight fitting, and/or revealing clothing.

What Not To Bring to Clearbrook?

Please do not bring any of the following items when being admitted to Clearbrook**:

  • Electronics including: cell phones, pagers, portable radios, cd players, iPods, MP3 players, laptops, iPads or tablets.
  • Scissors or Nail Clippers
  • Consumable items: food, drinks, gum, candy, etc.
  • Mouthwash or Aftershave
  • Hairspray
  • Aerosol Containers
  • Mirrors or Glass Picture Frames
  • Books, magazines, or newspapers
  • Bedding, pillows, blankets, or stuffed animals

**Any of these items that are brought with you to Clearbrook will be stored with your belongings and returned at the end of treatment.**

Clearbrook Treatment Centers Accepts Most Major Insurances

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