Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Treatment
A brighter, healthier tomorrow is always possible. Wheeler's behavioral health and substance abuse treatment services can help you address your unique challenges and achieve recovery, health and growth at every stage of life.
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Behavioral health services and substance abuse treatment are also offered at:
- Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, 43 Woodland Street, Hartford
- Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, 75 North Mountain Rd., New Britain
- Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center 10 & 225 North Main Street, Bristol
- Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, 100 Jefferson Square, Waterbury
Our caring, professional team works closely with you to address a broad array of challenges, including addiction, depression, anxiety, marital difficulties and serious mental illness. We also provide support for special needs, including anger management, substance use treatment, gambling addiction and more. Walk-in behavioral health services are available.
Wheeler provides integrated primary care and behavioral health and substance abuse treatment across the lifespan and offers primary and dental care services at its Health & Wellness Centers to ensure whole-person health.
Recovery is always possible.
Read more about how our patients are tackling opioid and alcohol addiction through medication-assisted treatment for addiction. The stories are real, and so is their hope.
- Jaie is ready to go back to school and begin a career in addiction recovery and treatment.
- Alicia is two classes away from getting her degree, which will help her whole family.
- Santos now owns a small business and is starting a better chapter of life as a new dad.
- Robert is working again, and for the first time in a long time, says he can "walk the earth and be accepted for what I am."
Did you know you can voluntarily request that your prescribing practitioners not prescribe opioid medications for your conditions? Click here to download a Voluntary Non-Opioid Directive Form.
Adult Outpatient Recovery Services for Addiction and Behavioral Health Challenges
Individual, group and family therapy to address problems associated with addiction, depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, and other behavioral health issues. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Medication-Assisted Treatment for Addiction
Offered to adults as part of comprehensive treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction, as part of Wheeler's Center of Excellence in Addiction. Available in four locations in central Connecticut. An initial clinical evaluation is available without an appointment.
Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Bettor Choice Gambling Treatment Program
An outpatient program that serves problem gamblers and those affected by the gambling problem of a loved one. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Supports adults with complex health care needs and mental health concerns to improve their overall health outcomes and promote wellness. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
LifeLine for women and children is a substance use/mental health treatment program for adults designed to treat and support women experiencing substance use and psychiatric disorders as they progress through their recovery.
Health & Wellness Centers
Wheeler Health & Wellness Centers
We offer a range of primary care and behavioral health services to meet your needs at convenient locations in Central Connecticut. Walk-in services are available. No patient will be denied health care services due to an individual’s inability to pay for services. (learn more)
In-Home Services for Commercially Insured
Intensive In-home Behavioral Health Services
Innovative in-home service that serves children, adolescents and young adults, ages 3 to 24, with acute psychiatric and/or co-occurring challenges. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Download a Referral Form - NOTE: Submitting a referral does not ensure an immediate intake date. Please call 860-793-4413 to confirm that the referral was received and to determine a timeline for services.
Other Services For Adults
Latino Outreach Program
Identifies and supports monolingual Spanish-speaking men and women who are at risk for substance abuse. Servicios diseñados para identificar y apoyar a los hombres y las mujeres de habla hispana, monolingües, a riesgo de abusar sustancias. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Senior Outreach and Engagement Program
Wheeler Clinic’s Senior Outreach and Engagement Program (SOEP) provides outreach, education, assessment, case management, and referral services for older adults (age 55+) living in the North Central Connecticut cities and towns within DMHAS Region 4. The program serves older adults who are isolated and have mental health and/or substance use concerns. (learn more)
Engages and coordinates care for adults with multiple complex needs who require both behavioral health and medical health care services. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
Transitional Case Management
Helps men with substance abuse issues to transition back to the community following a period of incarceration. All referrals to this program come through the Connecticut Department of Correction only. Individuals may not self-refer. Medicaid, commercial insurance or third-party payer accepted.
In accordance with Wheeler policy, a sliding fee scale system is in place to adjust costs based on a patient’s ability to pay.