This recovery facility is not a medical facility or a mental health care facility. Certain conditions, physical and mental, are beyond the scope of our expertise and resources. If we determine that you have not disclosed complete medical or mental health information in your application, and you require more medical or mental health care than we are able to accommodate, you may be dismissed from the program.
Approved Over the Counter Medications (based on individual’s health needs)
- Cough drops (without dextromethorphan)
- Laxative - small quantities as needed
- Antibiotic spray or ointment for first aid
- Phenylephrine - antihistamine allergy medication
- Guafinasen - to loosen congestion
- Dextromethorphan to reduce cough - limited use
- Chlorpheniramine allergy medication (Chlortabs)
- Loratidine - students must pay for their own and keep it in their medicine bag in the office.
- Multivitamins / other specific vitamins when available through donation or students may purchase their own and keep them in their medication bag in the office.
If special needs occur, students need to be prepared to pay for their own particular needs such as cortisone creams, allergy eye drops, denture paste, antibiotic ointments, Calamine lotion, etc. These are not going to be available at all times through donations.
Benedryl is available ONLY for severe acute allergic reactions, not for hay fever or to sleep.
Prescription Medications Not Allowed (not a comprehensive list)
- Any narcotic medication or other medication with potential for abuse.
- Anti-psychotics. These Include seroquel, risperdal, geodon, Haldol, Lithium).
- Any pain medications.
Generally Approved Prescription Medications
- SSRI antidepressants (Prozac, Effexor, Celexa, Paxil, etc)
- Anti hypertensives
- Drugs for other conditions, by approval