drug addiction rehabilitation dress rules

Ventura Recovery Center Dress Code

Please be mindful that you attend a treatment center with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures. Some clothing may be considered offensive or invite inappropriate attention, behaviors, and comments. The Dress Code can help prevent distractions and potential conflicts from occurring during treatment. Please note that the Dress Code applies to Ventura Recovery Center’s Detox/ Residential House, PHP House and IOP/OP Treatment Center.

The VRC Dress Code:

  • Clothing must be worn at all times. Clothing should be casual, comfortable, and modest.
  • Shoes or socks are to be worn at all times indoors.
  • Shoes must be worn at all times outside on the house/building grounds.
  • Shirts must meet the waistband of pants. No exposed midriffs.
  • Shirts may not be revealing or show excessive cleavage (no low-cut shirts, halter tops, strapless tops or extremely tight clothes)
  • See-through or sheer clothing must be worn with appropriate undershirts.
  • Visible underwear is not appropriate (this applies to men and women).
  • Shorts, skirts and dresses must be mid-thigh or longer when standing.
  • Pants must cover hips. No exposed underwear. No sagging pants.
  • Leggings may only be worn if appropriately covered by shirts that fall below the buttocks.
  • Gym attire must follow all the above-mentioned rules: shoes, appropriate length shorts & shirts.
  • Men are required to always wear shirts: this includes inside any on-site gym and during outdoor exercise on the house/building grounds.
  • Sunglasses should be worn outside only.
  • Sleeping attire/clothing must be worn at bedtime. Sleeping attire may not be worn outside the bedroom.
  • No clothing with alcohol, drugs, sex, violence, discrimination or gang themes, terms, or innuendos.

Any other clothing that is not specifically mentioned in these rules, but is deemed inappropriate by staff, must be changed/mailed back home.