What & What Not To Bring To Treatment


The following things ARE permitted at Serenity Light Recovery

(please use this as a guide when informing family members/supports of what to provide you with during your treatment). We will have a safe for any belongings that need to be secure during your stay.

  • No more than two weeks’ worth of weather appropriate clothing (i.e. sweatshirts, comfortable pants, jeans, sleepwear, etc.).
    • (please note: due to space limitations, we request that you do not bring more items of clothing than needed).
  • Personal hygiene items (all must be sealed)
  • 30 day of prescribed medication (please note: if the medication is illicit or not prescribed to you, and not in a prescription bottle, it will be discarded upon admission and not returned)
  • Sneakers
  • Work out clothing
  • Cigarettes (if you are a smoker)
  • Preloaded disposable vape/Blue e-cigarettes (no refillable electronic cigarettes that require juice)
  • alarm clock with no radio
  • musical instruments (check with staff prior to bringing, no hard case)
  • Money for vending machine (please do not bring more than $250)
  • credit/debit cards (please note: we are not responsible for the loss of any money)
  • Calling cards for the telephone (this will be also available in the Serenity gift shop)
Women
  • Blow dryer
  • Straighteners
  • Curling Iron
Men
  • Electric shavers

The following things are NOT permitted at Serenity Light Recovery.

  • Unsealed personal hygiene products
  • Aerosol cans (including all hair spray and air freshener, etc.…)
  • No acetone or acetone products
  • No cosmetics with alcohol (included ingredients)
  • Alcohol of any kind
  • Balloons
  • Bleach
  • Cellphones
  • Cigarette papers, pre-rolled cigarettes, chewing or loose tobacco, cigars
  • No clothing or wardrobe items with drug/alcohol or triggered logos and insignias
  • No vape liquid (however e-cigarettes will be considered upon approval)
  • Dental pics (with sharp objects attached)
  • Electronics (no ipods/ipads of any type, mp3 players, cell phones)
  • Flower arrangements (except those delivered by a florist to the Serenity Light Recovery campus, or from the fresh flower garden)
  • Food or drink of any kind
  • Glass (bottles, breakable mirrors, etc.)
  • Hair home permanent solutions (this will be considered upon approval)
  • Hand Sanitizer (this will be provided by Serenity)
  • Herbal supplements
  • Lighters/Matches
  • Laundry Detergent, Fabric Softener (liquid or sheets- if there is an allergy this can be approved by medical staff)
  • Mailing supplies/envelopes (stamps can be purchased at the gift shop)
  • Over the counter medications (this includes allergy medications and all must be approved by nurse/medical)
  • Personal bedding of any type (must be approved by Serenity staff)
  • Nail polish (with acetone is not permitted/acetone free)
  • Pornography of any kind (no magazines, toys, pictures or videos’)
  • loose powders of any kind (pressed powders must be sealed)
  • Personal sewing kits
  • Disposable razors
  • needles of any kind
  • cotton balls
  • Radios (these will be provided for you)
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Weapons