Coming To Addiction Treatment

What To Expect In Treatment And What To Bring With You


The Lighthouse at Anaheim is dedicated to our clients’ confidentiality. We are committed to following all state, federal, and HIPAA laws.

Clients Rights

Our Anaheim rehab provides a respectful, clean, safe, and supportive environment for all our clients. The drug and alcohol treatment facility is structured to provide, preserve, and protect all clients’ rights, which are outlined in a welcome packet given to all clients upon admission.

Items to Pack

  • Pack comfortable clothing appropriate for a co-ed environment. Clothes should be modest and not a distraction to others. Pack as if going on a 10 day trip. You will have access to a washer and dryer.
  • Athletic Shoes and work out clothes for the gym.
  • Personal hygiene items (ingredients must have no alcohol content)
  • All medications currently prescribed in prescription bottles and a list of any previous medications
  • Personal valid California or other State sponsored ID
  • Insurance card
  • Cash or Gift Cards for personal shopping
  • Cigarettes if you smoke, smoking outside in designated areas only.
  • Over the counter medicines approved and provided.

    • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) 25mg, 1 tab
    • Daily Multivitamin, 1 tab
    • DayQuil, 2 tablets OR 2 TBSP (30mL)
    • Docusate Sodium/Colace, 100mg
    • Famotidine/Pepcid AC, 20mg
    • Gas-X/Simethicone (125mg)
    • Ibuprofen 200mg
    • Loratadine/Claritin, 10mg
    • Magnesium Citrate, 10oz
    • Melatonin, 10mg
    • Milk of Magnesia
    • Nauzene
    • Pepto-Bismol
    • Tums 1,000mg
    • Tussin Mucus & Chest Congestion
    • Tylenol 500mg
    • Valerian Root, 450mg
    • Naproxen 220 mg
    • Loperamide 25 mg
    • Triple antibiotic Cream
    • Hydrocortisone cream 1%
    • Omeprazole
    • If you are required to take a particular OTC medicine that we do not provide. Please have a prescription from your doctor indicating why OTC medicine is needed and the frequency required.

Items NOT to Pack

Do Not Bring the following items:

  • Lap top computers
  • Weapons
  • Cell phone – ok when traveling, but will be kept in the staff office during your stay
  • Expensive jewelry or other valuable items


Clients may have visitors on Saturdays. Visitors are required to participate in family therapy and group meetings.

Phone Use

Upon admission to our California alcohol treatment and drug rehab center, clients can call to let loved ones know they have arrived safely. However, we do restrict phone use for the first seven days of treatment.