Patient Checklist

Four Winds Westchester

What to bring to the hospital

Patients are encouraged to bring enough clothing to last for several days, but are cautioned not to bring too much.

___ Comfortable, casual clothing. Socially appropriate clothing is to be worn at all times (keep current weather conditions in mind) (3 changes of clothes, 2 pairs of shoes, 1 coat)
___ Sweatshirt and/or jacket
___  Toothbrush
___  Toothpaste
___  Brush or comb
___  Deodorant (non-aerosol), new and unopened
___  Pajamas (1 Pair)
___  Slippers
___  Exercise clothing
___  Sneakers
___  Small amount of cash (Adult)
___  Any medical equipment used to maintain health will be evaluated at admissions (CPP; Glucometers)
___  Limited makeup

What to leave at home

To ensure a safe and substance-free environment, you and your belongings will be searched by staff upon admission and at the discretion of the staff. These items include, but are not limited to:

  • Mirrors
  • Scissors
  • Pocket knives
  • Laptops/ipads
  • Cell phones
  • CD's/DVD's
  • Radios with cords
  • Personal hair dryers*
  • Hair straighteners
  • Curling irons
  • Personal razors*
  • Tweezers
  • Nail clippers
  • Regular pencils, pens, Sharpies, markers
  • Any gang-identifying clothing or jewelry (i.e., bandannas)
  • Heating pads

* Sheets, towels, comforters, pillows, hair dryers, and disposable razors (adult patients only) will be provided by the hospital


We Are Here To Help

Four Winds Hospitals are committed to serving our patients. Please know that, as always, the health and safety of our patients and staff is our highest priority as we continue to provide treatment during this time of crisis. We are continuing to accept inpatient referrals for children, adolescents and adults and invite you to call our Admissions Office directly at 
1-800-528-6624 or
, select prompt "1" to be connected. 

We have implemented measures for the protection 
of those on our campus in response to the Covid-19 crisis, following the directions of 
both the CDC and  DOH, and our own protocols. As we remain committed to providing the very best in mental health care, please let us know if we can help.


Four Winds Westchester

800 Cross River Road
Katonah, NY  10536

Phone: 914-763-8151
Toll-Free: 1-800-528-6624