A Typical Day in Treatment

On a typical day treatment schedules begin at 7AM and last until 10PM

A Typical Day in Treatment

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Each day at Cumberland Heights is unique, and each patient works an individualized care plan to meet his or her distinct needs. On a typical day treatment schedules begin at 7AM and last until 10PM.

Please leave any valuables at home. Cumberland Heights is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged items. Cash and credit cards may be stored for you in Patient Finance, but we are unable to accommodate purses and wallets.

We ask you to bring all prescriptions and any over-the-counter medications in their complete packaging including prescription bags. The medical staff will safely store them until one of our physicians is able to determine their use during and after treatment.

Any prohibited items brought on campus will be documented and securely stored by our security team for the duration of your stay.

Here is a sample schedule of a day on campus:

7:00AM Patients wake up
8:00AM Breakfast
8:30AM Morning meditation
9:00AM School
11:30AM Lunch
12:00PM Recreation
1:30PM Primary Group
3:00PM Personal Time
3:30PM Book study/Education Group
4:45PM Personal Time
5:15PM Dinner
6:00PM Personal Time/Phone Time
7:00PM In-house or outside 12-step meeting
9:30PM Wrap-Up
10:30PM Lights outs

What to Pack for Treatment:

Suggested items to pack for your stay at Cumberland Heights:

  • Several days of comfortable clothing, including athletic wear and sneakers (Clothing should be modest and appropriate. Tank tops, spaghetti strap shirts, short shorts or muscle shirts are prohibited. No exposed midriffs. Shorts or skirts must be no more than 3 inches above the knee.)
  • A sweater of jacket
  • Comfortable sleepwear and slippers
  • Personal toiletries (Must be alcohol-free)
  • A minimal amount of cash to purchase items such as books and snacks. We have a bookstore on campus which includes toiletries, clothing, books and more.

Please leave the following items at home:

  • All electronic devices, such as smart phones, laptops, tablets, etc.
  • Provocative or revealing clothing, such as tight fitting jeans or pants, fishnet jerseys, etc.
  • Clothing with suggestive images to alcohol, drugs or sex
  • Toiletries containing alcohol
  • Aerosol products other than shaving cream
  • Cleaning Supplies, such as Lysol, hand sanitizer, air freshener, etc.
  • Perfume, cologne or aftershave
  • Drug paraphernalia or controlled substances, such as Xanax, Klonopin, Librium, etc. (If these medications are not sent home with a family member, they will be destroyed)
  • Over-the-counter medication, such as Motrin, Tylenol, Neosporin, supplements, etc.
  • Dryer sheets (Sealed High Efficiency detergent pods art the only laundry detergent allowed)
  • Outside food or beverage
  • Heating pads or electric blankets unless approved by physician
  • Hemp jewelry and other products containing hemp
  • Magic markers, sharpies and white out
  • Marital aids or condoms
  • Puzzles, games, arts or crafts
  • Reading materials except for 12-Step, religious or spiritual materials
  • Weapons, such as guns, knives, fingernail files (except emery boards), straight razors or other potential weapons

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If you or a loved one would like to speak directly with one of our licensed admissions staff, please call us now at (800) 646-9998 or submit the following information. If outside business hours, we will get back to you the following day.

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