What to Bring to Treatment at Seven Hills Hospital

Preparing for treatment and not sure what you’ll need? See below for a list of items you should bring with you for your stay with us, as well as a list of items that are not allowed during treatment.

Items to Bring

  • Pajamas, robe, & slippers without sash or ties 
  • Three to five changes of clothing (there are laundry facilities on the unit) 
  • Reading glasses, contact lenses, & cleaning solution 
  • Sweatpants/sweatshirt and/or shorts/T-shirt (no hoodies, drawstrings, or ties) 
  • Warm jacket/sweater 
  • Shoes without laces
  • Prescription medications you are currently taking in original pharmacy container (bottles with mixed pills and/or sample medications are not permitted in the facility)
  • One piece of luggage 
  • Phone card for long-distance calls 

Items NOT to Bring

The items listed below are NOT allowed on the unit. If they are brought in, they will be sent home or placed in an inaccessible, locked storage area during your stay. 

  • Outside food or drink 
  • Hair dryers or curling irons 
  • Bottles with mixed pills and/or sample medications 
  • Perfume/cologne 
  • Pillows, comforters, blankets, or any other type of bedding (they will be provided) 
  • Electronics — cellphones, pagers, cameras, computers, TVs, radios, video games, videotapes, DVDs, CDs, iPods/MP3 players, etc. (school Chromebook is allowed if child’s physician approves)
  • Stuffed animals (exceptions can be made by child’s physician)
  • Jewelry or other valuables (Seven Hills Hospital is not responsible for items worth more than $100) 
  • Personal care items — toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo, etc. (they will be provided) 

Contraband Items

The following items are considered contraband and are not allowed. 

  • Drugs, paraphernalia, or any pictures of those items 
  • Alcohol in any form, including mouthwash 
  • Aerosol cans 
  • Balloons or plastic bags 
  • Weapons of any kind 
  • Mirrors or glass objects 
  • Necklaces, rings, or watches 
  • Dental floss 
  • Matches or lighters 
  • Hair clips, pins, or bands of any kind 
  • Paper clips, staples, or staplers 
  • Safety pins or straight pins 
  • Spiral notebooks or planners 
  • Pantyhose or tights 
  • Books or clothing that depict alcohol, sex, weapons, death, suicide, horror, violence, gangs, or satanic themes 
Individuals Talking in Circle

My daughter really needed care for her addiction. Fortunately, the admissions process at Seven Hills efficient. The prompt service at Seven Hills SAVED my daughter's life! I will never forget their generosity.

– Susan Z.