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Pain Management Program Provides Options For Patients in Chronic Pain

Almost one in five Americans lives with chronic pain, often so great that it affects their daily life. At the same time, the ongoing opioid crisis fuels discussions of the role that pain medications play in the epidemic and new examinations of alternative ways to treat pain. Wheeler is at the forefront, with specially trained staff who integrate behavioral health therapies and alternative approaches into plans of care at the Family Health & Wellness Center in Hartford.

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Wheeler’s Heather Clinger Named STEPS President

Heather Clinger, MPH, CPS, program manager, Wheeler’s Connecticut Center for Prevention, Wellness and Recovery, Wheeler, was named president of Southington’s Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) Advisory Board for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

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Wheeler Ranked in Top Two Percent Nationally in Key Clinical Quality Measures

Wheeler has received $122,000 in federal awards for quality care, including special recognition as the only health center in Connecticut ranked in the top two percent of all centers nationally that improved quality of care between 2017 and 2018 in one or more measures that promote behavioral health, diabetes health, and heart health.

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CT Clearinghouse to Host Remembrance Quilt Workshop, August 31

In observance of International Overdose Awareness Day, Wheeler’s Connecticut Clearinghouse at 334 Farmington Avenue will host a community Remembrance Quilt workshop event on Saturday, August 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. during which the memory of those lost to substance use disorders, including opioid addiction, will be honored.

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