What to Bring

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Items you should bring with you to Summit Estate

  • Cash for miscellaneous purchases (up to a few hundred dollars depending on length of stay).  This may be kept in our safe, if desired.
  • A debit/credit card for medication copays/costs and/or additional services like massages, reflexology, and additional one-on-one sessions
  • Modest, comfortable clothing; enough for at least 5-7 days of wear (we provide a washer and dryer as well as detergent). The San Jose area has a moderate, Mediterranean-type climate, dry summers with temperatures in the mid-80’s, and wet winters with temperatures in the mid-60’s
  • Exercise clothing for yoga and gym workouts
  • A one-piece or tankini bathing suit for women (no bikinis, no exceptions) and board shorts for men (no speedos or other revealing swimwear)
  • Exercise shoes, slippers, sandals, etc
  • Appropriate sleepwear/robe
  • Examples of clothing to consider: T-shirts, jeans, shorts, jacket, sweatshirts, sweatpants, hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Appropriate reading material
  • Toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, hair products, deodorant, hair dryer, liquid body wash, lotion, shaving supplies (disposable razor, electric razor), shaving cream, brush/comb, hair dryer, curling iron, feminine hygiene products, nail clippers, soap is provided
  • If you smoke, please bring enough cigarettes to last your stay at Summit Estate. Vape pens are allowed but must not be filled. “Juice” refill containers must be new and sealed. Nicotine patches, electronic cigarettes, and/or gum, is acceptable
  • Sunglasses (allowed outdoors only)
  • MP3 player (allowed only if it does not disrupt the treatment process and must be single function music player)
  • Health insurance card
  • Government issued photo ID
  • Currently prescribed medications (NO SAMPLES).  Prescriptions must be in the original pharmacy bottle, with the original prescription label.  Liquid medications must be new and sealed. All medications must be up-to-date, no expired prescription.
  • All over-the-counter medications must be unopened:
    • Ibuprofen
    • Immodium
    • Maalox
    • Melatonin
    • Milk of Magnesia
    • Nicotine patches or gum

Note: It is advisable to pack a small bag with essentials for your immediate needs, as your baggage may not be available until staff are able to process it. We recommend you bring only the jewelry you wear daily.  Summit Estate Recovery Center is not responsible for the loss of any personal items including, but not limited to, jewelry, cash, electronics, and credit cards.

Items you may not bring to Summit Estate

  • Sample Medications (Vitamins, Herbal Supplements, Sleep Aids, Body-Building Supplements, and Weight-Loss Supplements will be reviewed by Summit Estate Medical Staff to determine appropriateness and are subject to approval)
  • Alcohol or Drugs
  • Pornography
  • Weapons, of any kind
  • Excessive jewelry or cash
  • Mouthwash containing alcohol
  • Food or Drink of any kind (including gum and candy)
  • T-shirts or ball caps that have inappropriate or offensive words on them
  • Revealing shorts, skirts, halter tops, tank tops, miniskirts, or muscle shirts – clothing must cover midsection and stomach completely. When arms are held up skin and underwear should remain hidden
  • Candles or incense
  • Tanning oils, self-tanning products, hair dye, or bleaching products
  • Aerosol sprays
  • Perfume, cologne, or aftershave products containing alcohol

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