Meeting the Needs of Children and Youth

Wheeler’s Allison Casinghino, senior foster care recruiter, highlights how foster families from the LGBTQ+ community can help to meet the dynamic needs of children and youth.

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OneDigital Podcast Features President and CEO Sabrina Trocchi, PhD, MPA

Our partners at OneDigital New England recently highlighted the vital work that local nonprofit organizations perform in communities across our state, through their "Friends with Employee Benefits & HR" podcast. Hear from Wheeler's President and CEO, Sabrina Trocchi, PhD, MPA, as she talks with host Jeff Cross about how Wheeler is adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping volunteers engaged, and more.

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Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center Opens at 855 Lakewood Road, Waterbury

Wheeler’s Waterbury Family Health & Wellness Center has moved from 100 Jefferson Square to 855 Lakewood Road, and the new community health center is now open. An expanded array of primary care and behavioral health services, including medication-assisted treatment for addiction, will be offered through walk-in, appointments, and telehealth and telemedicine services.

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Five Tips to Help Teens Cope During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 does not discriminate based on age. A group that can easily be overlooked are teens, who are going through a transitional period towards becoming an adult. On a normal day, teens are navigating so many feelings, awkward social moments, and discovering who they are.

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Grieving Lost Moments and Events

Grief is not limited to death. Tens of thousands of local couples due to get married, graduating seniors, children celebrating birthdays, and countless other people have had plans interrupted, cancelled or postponed. We asked Kim Nelson, LCSW, Wheeler’s Chief Program Officer, for her thoughts.

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Gambling Addiction During the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond

The COVID-19 outbreak has been stressful for everyone. People with an active gambling addiction, or who are in recovery, may find this period even more challenging because of the effects of prolonged isolation, boredom, economic instability, and fear. Wheeler's Bettor Choice Gambling Treatment Program team offers tips for dealing with these challenges.

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Honoring a Life By Providing Hope

Patients at Wheeler struggling with basic needs or substance use disorder will benefit from the philanthropic generosity of an Avon family foundation.

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The CARES Act and Charitable Donations: What you need to know

In March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted passage of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, a $2.2-trillion stimulus package that is focused on assisting individuals and businesses through loans and incentives, but which also affects philanthropic giving in some significant ways for the 2020 tax year and beyond.

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