Wheeler's Addiction Center of Excellence

Wheeler offers a full range of substance use treatment and intervention services, including medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction. A comprehensive array of addiction services offers a flexible combination of in-home, outpatient and family intervention programs that serve the needs of thousands of individuals annually.

Call our Navigation Center at 860-793-3500 to learn more.
Recovery is always possible.

Meet behavioral health intern Fred Greenleaf, whose journey to the career of helping people is a powerful and special one.

Meet our peer counselor Stephanie in this video with Fox 61, or scroll down to read some more of our stories of recovery.

"People are dying. And I don't want to be a statistic."

Hear from Rod, who is receiving primary care and addiction services from our Family Health & Wellness Centers.

Read more about how our patients are tackling opioid and alcohol addiction through medication-assisted treatment. 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."

Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Adults


Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Children and Adolescents


Wheeler offers an extensive continuum of substance abuse treatment and intervention services, including medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction. The organization’s comprehensive array of addiction services offer a flexible combination of in-home, outpatient and family intervention programs that serve the needs of thousands of individuals annually.

We draw the core principles of our Centers of Excellence from the standards established by the National Council on Behavioral Health to promote excellence in behavioral health care and treatment:

  • cutting-edge clinical innovation through evidence-based practices;
  • world-class customer care;
  • easy access to services;
  • culturally, gender-, and age-responsive care;
  • excellent outcomes; and
  • high customer satisfaction.

Our Addiction Center of Excellence is available to you and your family where and when you need it. We provide many levels of care, including programs that provide support in your home, to meet your needs.

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