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Wheeler Health Chooses Construction Management Firm for Centre Square in Bristol, Reaches 80 Percent of Fundraising Goal

Moving ahead to help anchor the downtown Bristol Centre Square development with professional jobs and accessible health care for the entire community, Wheeler Health has chosen a construction management firm for its planned 46,000-square foot community health center and administrative headquarters on Hope Street. It also has reached 80 percent of its $500,000 fundraising goal for the project, six months after its public launch, thanks to the support of dozens of community- and Wheeler-connected donors. Philanthropic investments in the project now provide for a comprehensive teaching kitchen, allowing Wheeler to expand its nutrition program into Bristol.

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Kalisha Yopp Honored at 100 Women of Color Event

Kalisha Yopp, LMSW, supervisor, Wheeler’s Community Support for Families (CSF) program, has an unwavering commitment to the New Britain community, and she has dedicated her life and career to serving its most vulnerable families. Read more about Kalisha’s 100 Women of Color recognition at an event in late June.

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Problem Gambling Treatment: Essential Services in a Changing Landscape

With Connecticut’s legalization of online sports betting last fall, calls to the CT Helpline for Gambling Treatment (888.789.7777), and related chat messages and texts for help, have increased dramatically, underscoring the need for additional support amid a changing landscape. Wheeler's Katie Kirch, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, clinical supervisor, Bettor Choice Gambling Treatment Program, explains.

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Primary Care Services Now Offered at Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center, 91 Northwest Drive, Plainville

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 91 Northwest Drive, Plainville, is now offering primary care for all ages. Services include medical and pediatric care, wellness care and immunizations; physical examinations; chronic disease screening and treatment for conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension/heart health, oversight of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for addiction, and more.

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Mott Partnership Enters Sixth Year

When Wheeler and Farmington-based Mott Corporation embarked on an innovative corporate philanthropic partnership in 2016, it was hard to predict its impact on the local community or Mott employees who are integrally involved. Read more about this unique alliance is making change in local communities.

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March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, which underscores the challenges of problem gambling and available resources through programs such as Wheeler’s Bettor Choice Gambling Treatment Program.

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Wheeler Health to Purchase Centre Square Property for Flagship Health Center and Corporate Headquarters; $500,000 Fundraising Campaign Announced

Helping to anchor the downtown Bristol Centre Square development with professional jobs and accessible health care for the entire community, Wheeler Health will move forward with a plan to purchase an approximate 1.3-acre lot between North Main and Hope streets, with the intent to build an approximately 35,000-square foot community health center and administrative headquarters, opening in 2023.

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Fall 2021 Impact Newsletter is Published

Wheeler’s latest issue of Impact features highlights from this past fall, including a Waterbury Health & Wellness Festival, the relaunch of a substance use intervention program for new and expectant moms, receipt of federal funding for additional mental health services, and much more!

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