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White River Academy is a leading therapeutic boarding school for adolescent boys ages 12 to 18. Our highly experienced team of therapists and staff members partner with families to help their sons heal through a wide range of trauma, compulsions or addictions.

Helping Families Find Hope

White River Academy is a leading therapeutic boarding school for adolescent boys ages 12 to 18. Our highly experienced team of therapists and staff members partner with families to help their sons heal through a wide range of trauma, compulsions or addictions.

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."  Frederick Douglass

How We Help

Our goal is to provide invaluable life skills, lasting recovery support, academic discipline and hope for your son.

If your son is struggling with issues related to sexual addiction, compulsive sexual behavior, technology or pornography addiction and trauma, there is hope and experienced help available.

wHAT ARE PARENTS SAYING? 

“Hard to find anything like it elsewhere. Committed leaders and staff with vision, experience and proven success. Excellent relationships and support from the local community says much about the character of the school and its personnel.”  - Michael D 

"White River Academy helped take a terrible situation and make it a little easier. The staff are compassionate and helpful but a no nonsense place for young men with behavioral and addiction issues to grow. This is helping shape him into the man he is meant to be!!" - Valerie G

"Thanks White River for giving me my son back! Excellent program structure focused on personal accountability to improve behavior, communication and emotional stability with a unique individualized therapeutic approach that provides the boys the tools they needs to make good choices in life and live and a healthy happy life in a world full of daily challenges." - Jana R

"My son was quickly moving and directing his energies into the wrong direction in life. There was no question about where he was heading. We are excited about what god is doing in his life and the change we are seeing take place" - Mark L

"Quality program for youth who are on a destructive path. Our son is learning skills that will serve him for a lifetime, impacting his children and the generations to come. We are very hopeful for his future!" - Ann F

OUR SPECIALTY

White River Academy is one of only a handful of programs in the country specifically designed to offer treatment for sexual addiction, sexual abuse, pornography abuse, compulsive behavior issues and the co-occurring disorders that often accompany these difficulties.

With CSAT (Certified Sex Addiction Therapist) personnel onsite, you can expect the very best when it comes to knowledge and the specialty treatment your son requires.  White River Academy is a specialized Residential Treatment Center precisely designed and developed to help teens and their families cope with these sensitive issues.

WHAT WE TREAT

Traumas associated with:

* Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity
* Pornography Addiction
* Technology Addiction
* Family Conflict
* Adoption & Foster Care
* Attachment Issues or Disorders
* Developmental Delays or Disorders

What Distinguishes White River From Other Treatment Programs:

Successful Years Helping Families

Years Treating Sex Addiction & Compulsivity

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Percent Graduation Success Rate

Years of Family Advancement & Foster Care Experience

Community Service Improvement Projects Completed

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