What to expect when admitted into treatment
ALL clients MUST bring a $75.00 administrative fee (non-refundable) to be admitted into JACOA. This allows us to furnish the clients with Big Books, Big Book Dictionaries, Journals, Pens, Notebooks, Folders, Highlighters, Sobriety Coins, Art Supplies, Games and Equipment for Recreation. Thank you for helping us supply these valuable tools.
There will be a 2 week black-out for phone calls. Clients will not be allowed to make phone calls until after 2 full weeks of residential treatment. All mail must be opened in the presence of clients counselor.
If a client has TN Care, they must present their insurance card at the time of admission, along with a current form of identification.
If a client is on probation, they must provide the name of their parole officer and phone number; a fax number, e-mail address, and mailing address are also preferred. If treatment is court referred, please provide county name, judge's name, and a contact number for the court. If a client is being represented by an attorney please provide their contact information as well.
If a client is taking medication, they must bring enough to last them the entirety of their stay, a minimum of 30 day supply. This will affect admission to the program. NO prescription will be filled unless client has paid for it.
Individuals transporting clients must wait until the client has been admitted before leaving the facility.
Clients seeking admission must bring valid identification, such as driver's license, social security card, picture I.D., or birth certificate, etc. Clients without valid I.D. may be denied admission.
GABAPENTIN (NEURONTIN) IS A SCHEDULE V OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT (EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018) AND IS CURRENLY PROHIBITED WHILE IN TREATMENT AT JACOA.
LYRICA (PRREGABALIN) IS A SCHEDULE V OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ACT (EFFECTIVE JULY 28, 2005) AND IS CURRENTLY PROHIBITED WHILE IN TREATMENT AT JACOA.
Plastic hangers, alarm clock, small fan
Clothing - No more than five (5) changes allowed. ALL clothing must cover your body with no cleavage, midriff, or lower back exposed.
Shoes - Two (2) pairs allowed + shower shoes. NO backless shoes of any kind can be worn outside of shower.
Towels/ Wash cloths - At least 3 or 4 recommended.
Pillow and pillow case - Not required, but allowed.
Personal Items/Toiletries - NO products containing alcohol permitted. Non aerosol deodorant , shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb, brush, razors, soap, foundation, mascara, eyeliner, chap stick, and non aerosol hairspray.
Cigarettes - Must be brought from outside. None are available at JACOA. You should bring at least one carton.
Money - No more than $100.00 cash on person permitted. Clients are soley responsible for their own funds/wallets. JACOA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY MONEY LOST OR STOLEN!
Clients may bring AA/NA and spiritual material.
Items Not Allowed
No wire hangers
No makeup, with the exception of foundation, mascara, and eyeliner only
No sleeveless shirts, including tank tops, muscle shirts, blouses, etc.
No sweat pants, sagging pants, or hip huggers
No clothing with obscene language, alcohol, or drug pictures/references
No shorts above knee length
No radios, music players, cell phones, or pagers
No pocket knives or sharp objects
No aerosol cans, including hairspray or deodorant
No food or drinks
No vapes or electric cigarettes
Any prohibited items brought to JACOA must be returned home immediately. These guidelines will affect admission into the program. No more than one (1) large, or two (2) medium sized suitcases will be allowed. No personal automobiles allowed to stay on JACOA property. These will be checked by our receptionist before individual is admitted.