Approved Items List


  • Picture identification card
  • Insurance card (if applicable)
  • Information for the Insurance Subscriber: Name, contact Information, Social Security Number,and Date of Birth (if applicable)
  • Pharmacy benefit card/RX Card (if applicable)
  • Comfortable, non-revealing clothing
  • Appropriate swimwear:
    • Women: one piece swimsuit (must cover mid- section)/Men: No Speedos)
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and /or sunhats
  • All medications must be approved by a Black Bear physician and are maintained by staff.
  • Approved medications must be in appropriately labeled bottles (your name, medication name, dosage, frequency). Please fill prescriptions for non-addictive medications prior to admission.
  • Please bring any supplements that you are taking in a brand new unopened container.
  • Spending money is locked in the Black Bear safe and dispensed according to the need and treatment team approval.
  • Patients are provided access to facility phones during designated times. Cell phones are maintained with locked patient valuables and available for accessing phone numbers only upon admission.
  • Cigarettes are acceptable. Please bring enough cigarettes with you. We do not provide cigarettes nor do we purchase them for patients. You may have cigarettes mailed to you.

Prohibited Items


  • “Short” shorts or skirts, tops that expose the midriff in any position, tops with straps, revealing
  • clothing, clothing with alcohol, derogatory, sexual or drug logos, clothing that promotes gang themes.
  • All narcotics, sedatives, muscle relaxants, etc.
  • Weapons/pocket knives
  • Aerosol cans
  • Perfumes or toiletries containing alcohol (i.e.: nail polish remover, mouthwash, hand sanitizers, etc.)
  • Vitamins, health food supplements, or body building/dietary supplements (i.e. Creatine, protein powders, etc.)
  • Automobiles
  • iPods, MP3 players, laptops, pagers, computers, DVDs, PDAs, Walkmans, video games, cameras, televisions.
  • Vapor pipes, e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and oils are prohibited.

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