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Admissions

When you or a loved one is struggling with mental illness or chemical dependency, the first step is to reach out for help. Inland Northwest Behavioral Health can give you or your loved one guidance towards a better life.

Seeking help is a positive step, and while we understand that there can be some anxiety about what happens next, we are here to provide answers.

Below you’ll find information on what to expect, what to bring and more.

Still have questions? We’re only a phone call away. Call 509-992-1888.

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What to Bring

To promote a more comfortable stay, there are items we encourage patients to bring with them upon admission. As we strive to provide a secure environment, there are certain items that are not allowed on our inpatient units. Lists of both acceptable and unacceptable items are below.

As with all elements of your stay, Inland Northwest Behavioral Health staff is available to assist you. If there is an item you’d like to bring that doesn’t appear on the lists below, a member of our staff can let you know whether or not it is an acceptable item.

The following information is evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and the list is subject to change. If you have any questions, please call us at 509-992-1888. Inland Northwest Behavioral Health is not responsible for misplaced items or valuables.

This is not an inclusive or exclusive list of items permitted in our communities at INBH.

  • Four days of comfortable clothes and nightclothes with no draw strings, including outdoor coverings (strings will be cut if needed)
  • Your own shoes, slippers without laces (we will provide ties)
  • Your hair brushes
  • Unframed pictures (limited number)
  • Wire free notebooks, journals for writing
  • Bedding items (e.g. pillows, blankets)
  • All electrical or battery operated devices
  • Matches, lighters, tobacco products; this includes e-cigarette products
  • Belts, shoelaces, or drawstrings
  • Cosmetic containers containing glass, mirrors, or sharpeners
  • Any jewelry, except wedding rings. This includes necklaces and body piercing items

In addition, outside food is not permitted in the INBH communities due to health regulations.

We’re Here to Help

To schedule a confidential, no-cost assessment with Inland Northwest Behavioral Health, call 509-992-1888.