Admissions Process

At Cedar Crest Hospital & RTC, our caring staff wants to make your transition into our facility as easy as possible. We offer free, initial assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week that are administered by a licensed clinician.

About the Admissions Process

Learn more about the admissions process at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center

A plan of action will be immediately recommended to assist and support patients with their stabilization and recovery needs. We will work closely with you and your family to resolve any problems or concerns and we will be there to guide you through each step of the process.

To avoid any confusion during the admission process, please read on to learn about what you should and should not bring with you during your stay in our hospital.

What to Bring

What to bring for your stay at our treatment center in Belton, TX

  • Several changes of comfortable clothes (limit 3 for Acute & 10 for Residential) including underwear and socks
  • Appropriate sleeping attire
  • Seasonal jacket, if needed
  • Toiletries and hygiene supplies – excluding any items on the list below
  • One pair of shoes – no laces

What Not to Bring

What not to bring for your stay at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center

  • Aerosol products
  • Alcohol-containing products
  • Volatile solvents, such as nail polish remover
  • Belts and scarves, drawstrings on clothing, shoelaces, or any other item that might be used as a ligature
  • Cameras of any kind
  • Cell phones
  • Computers
  • Items made of glass or breakable plastic
  • Drugs – prescription, OTC, herbal, or street
  • Food and beverages brought in from outside the hospital, except under special circumstances (i.e., religious observances)
  • Glass mirrors, including encased cosmetics
  • Heat-producing and/or corded personal care products, such as shavers, hair dryers, and curling irons
  • Matches or lighters
  • Money, currency over $5.00
  • Other items that may be used by a patient to harm themselves or others, at the discretion of the staff
  • Personal radio, TV, DVD, CD, and MP3 players, iPods, etc
  • Plastic bags, cellophane
  • Provocative clothing
  • Recording devices of any kind
  • Sharp objects including, but not limited to, scissors, metal nail files, tweezers, razors, glass or metal of any kind, crochet or knitting needles of any kind, or anything with an edge that can conceivably be used for harm to self or others
  • Tobacco products
  • Videos and video games
  • Weapons of any type, including martial arts weapons
  • Clothes hangers of any type
  • Pens or pencils or other writing utensils
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The admissions process at Cedar Crest was comprehensive and quick. I don't know where I would be today if it weren't for the staff's quick admissions process!

– Anonymous Patient
Marks of Quality Care
  • Texas Hospital Association
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval