What to Bring to Treatment

Please see below for details on what a client can and cannot have during residential, inpatient treatment at Serenity Springs.

Permitted Items During Treatment


Clients should come with no more than one suitcase and one small carry-on sized bag. Belongings and persons will be thoroughly checked by staff, including purses. Any items deemed inappropriate by staff will be kept secure until your departure. At our discretion, items may be shipped to your home at your expense.

Clients will have daily access to a washer and dryer.*



Shorts, tee shirts, bathing suits, lightweight jacket or sweatshirt. Dress should be casual and in good taste.  Bring at least five total changes of clothes.*



$500 re-loadable for ancillary money, insurance card, photo ID, prescriptions for medications, and legal documents for court.



Please bring with you any necessary psychiatric medications, in their original bottles, with prescription and doctor’s information.



Feel free to bring any personal pictures, writing journals, paper or books, golf clubs, any toiletries, and a list of contacts for phone.


Forbidden Items During Treatment


Should you bring any of these items, they will, at our discretion, be kept secure until your departure or shipped to your home at your expense. All electrical items, such as hair dryers and curling irons, will be checked for safety before you will have access to them. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our admissions staff at 386-423-4540.

Clients are expected to dress modestly during their stay with us. *

Cameras, cell phones, laptops, tablets, radios, etc. **


Inappropriate Clothing

Clothing containing drug related/offensive language, short shorts, mini skirts, shirts displaying midriff, etc. will not be allowed.*


Personal Items

Jewelry, mouthwash with alcohol, aerosol containers, perfume/cologne, body spray, aftershave, hair dye, any and all dietary supplements.


Sharp Items or Weapons

Serenity Springs will not allow any weapons including straight razors, double-sided razors, or box cutters.


Unauthorized Items

Photos with explicit language, products containing alcohol, non-prescription drugs, electronics**, hand sanitizer, and OTC medications.