More Than Ever, Now is a Great Time to Donate Stock

Even with 2018’s wild swings, stock markets are generally very strong, which is great for portfolios but can also pose challenges when it is time to sell. Investors may face significant capital gains taxes on stocks that have accumulated value. A great option can be to donate appreciated stock. Always consult with your tax or financial advisors to determine the best strategies for you.

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How to Recognize a Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction doesn’t discriminate-- it’s just as likely to impact a woman as it is a man, a minimum-wage employee as a CEO, a college student as a retired senior citizen. Compared to other addictions, gambling addictions are easy to hide. There are no physical signs or symptoms; even close loved ones might not know the truth.

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How to Recover From Gambling Addiction

David Pogg’s gambling addiction began when he was a child, visiting the dog track with his grandparents. Decades later, he found himself out for a walk, staring at the icy Connecticut River, contemplating taking his own life.

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A History of Addiction Services at Wheeler

From the early start-up years to the leading edge of addressing today’s opioid crisis, Wheeler’s addiction programs have consistently approached the disease of addiction with innovative methodologies at the intersection with other health conditions.

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Nutrition Education Program in Hartford; Jessica Masterson Joins Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Team

Jessica Masterson, RDN, CDE, CDN has joined Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 43 Woodland Street, Hartford as a registered dietitian nutritionist and certified diabetes educator. Jessica has a passion for food, nutrition and helping people understand the impact it has on their mental and physical health. She believes in the power of improving the way we eat.

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Health Outreach Team Expands, Serving our Local Communities

The 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) created notable shifts in health care delivery, with an emphasis on efficiency and coordination of care. Community Health outreach Workers (CHWs) have a dramatically increased function in that, especially in reaching underserved populations and individuals who need help accessing health care.

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50 Years of Visionary Donors

Through our five decades, side-by-side with our funders, donors, community leaders and friends, we’ve transformed from that vision of a center for children, to today delivering an array of integrated primary care and behavioral health services as diverse as everyone we serve.

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Caring Community Partners

As we’ve celebrated our 50th anniversary this year, we’ve highlighted partners in our work, including AFCAMP, Saint Francis Healthcare Partners, FAVOR, the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Town of Plainville, and many more.

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