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  • Provincial health care card

  •  Drivers license (if Canadian resident) or passport (nonresident of Canada) for boarding flights.

  •  Travel insurance for coverage of emergency medical services while in Ontario (Highly recommended for non-residents of Canada and medically uninsured Canadians, Travel insurance does not cover expenses associated with nonemergency situations such as medical appointments or medications of any kind.

  •  Money (cash, credit, debit, etc) for miscellaneous personal expenses

  • Current Medications (only 3-4 days worth) *All prescriptions are re-done by Sahara Wellness Center pharmacist while clients are at Sahara Wellness Center. Unidentifiable and narcotic medications will be disposed of

  •  Medical Supplies (e.g. Diabetes testing strips)

  • Toiletries (toothbrush, shampoo, shaving cream, etc.)

  • Sleepwear (slippers, t-shirt and shorts or pajamas)

  •  Comfortable clothing sufficient for 7 days

  • Weather-appropriate clothing and recreation wear (i.e. rain wear and hiking boots/outdoor shoes)

  •  Fitness wear (t-shirts, shorts, track pants, running shoes)

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We reserve the right to disallow any item deemed unsafe or detrimental to participant care.

  • Electronic Devices (Cell Phones, Computers, TVs, Tablet devices, DVD Players)

  • that promotes alcohol or drug use, sexism, racism, or homophobia

  •  Drug paraphernalia

  •  Candles, Heating pad, or electric blankets

  •  Weapons, Firearms, (including pocket knives)

  •  Valuable jewelry or expensive clothing

  •  Pornography

  •  Video games and video gaming consoles

  •  Mouthwash or other toiletries containing alcohol

  • Hair Dye

  • Scissors

  •  Nutritional supplements, over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies****

  •  Cannabis or THC-containing products

  • Open cigarette or e-cigarette/vaping products

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  • Clothing cannot be revealing or inappropriate (questionable apparel will be determined at the discretion of staff).

  • Shirts must meet the waistband of pants. No exposed midriffs. Shirts may not show excessive cleavage.

  • See-through clothing must be worn with appropriate undershirts. Visible underwear is not appropriate. This applies to men and cut off/sleeveless shirts. An appropriate undershirt must be worn.

  • Shorts must be mid-thigh or longer when standing (when standing, your shorts should be no shorter than your fingertips when arms are at your side.)

  • No clothing with alcohol, drug, sex or gang themes, terms or innuendos.

  • Pants must cover hips. No underwear showing. No sagging pants.

  • Shoes, slippers or socks are to be worn at all times in the center. Shoes must be worn at all times outside the building.

  • Shirts must be worn at all times in the center and on the property.

  • Sleeping attire may not be worn outside the bedroom.

  • Any other clothing that is not specifically mentioned in these rules but is deemed inappropriate by staff must be changed.

  • Sunglasses should be worn outside only.

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Clients are encouraged to bring personal items that may provide them comfort.

  • Books and crossword puzzles

  • Diary or writing journals

  • MP3 player (must not have sim card or picture taking capability)

  • Favourite pillow or blankets

  • Any other reasonable items that you feel will help give you comfort and support during your journey of recovery.

    If you are unsure as to whether any particular item is appropriate or permitted please contact us.

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Your path to getting your life back from addiction begins with our compassion and Clinical excellence. From the second your call is answered by our Clinical Care Team Member you will know that you have made the right choice. That is just the beginning, from the moment you arrive at Sahara Wellness Center, you begin the process of healing. Our caring and compassionate staff will take care of your every need, so that our Doctors and Counsellors can help you safely and comfortably overcome your addiction. Our evidence-based approach includes combining medicated- assisted detox (if necessary), one-on-one therapy, group sessions, recreation, wellness, nutritional support and many other effective proven modalities. Sahara Wellness Center provides Clinical Excellence at every level to insure the greatest chance of success for your recovery.

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If you, or someone you know is suffering from some form of addiction, then it’s likely a symptom of a bigger issue. Sahara Wellness Center takes a holistic and medical approach on your whole profile and we treat all of you, not just your addiction. It’s never too late to reach out to us for help.

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25 Hale Road 
Brampton, Ontario
L6W 3J9

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