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Bolder Program —
Short-Term Hospital Care for Boys Suffering from Severe Psychological, Emotional, or Behavioral Difficulties

The Bolder Program provides intense, short-term care for boys who are suffering from severe psychological, emotional, and behavioral difficulties. Services are provided through Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL, and are managed by Indian Oaks Academy.

The program features a structured and invitational, relational-based approach to treatment for eating disorders, self-harming behaviors, aggression, suicidal/homicidal thoughts and behaviors, and depression and anxiety.

Snapshot


Bolder Program


Youth Served: Boys suffering from severe psychological, emotional, or behavioral difficulties.


Program Model/Services

  • An 8-bed psychiatric inpatient unit for boys at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL
  • Individualized programming
  • Private bedrooms for residents' safety
  • Family partnership in the treatment process
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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