Children and Adolescents
Your child deserves a bright future. Our integrated primary care, dental and behavioral health services can help achieve it.
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We serve children and adolescents with emotional, developmental, cognitive or behavioral challenges, and we address a range of issues, including anxiety and depression, substance abuse, and more. We engage your family in meaningful ways so that your child can be supported and experience and sustain recovery, health and growth over the long term.
Wheeler’s Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence builds on nearly 50 years of expertise. We provide pediatric, dental and behavioral health care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults through a comprehensive continuum of services available in your home or at a convenient Wheeler location.
Our services for children and adolescents include early childhood programs like Birth to Three, outpatient and in-home behavioral health services, special education and evaluation and assessment, foster care, and much more.
For primary care providers, Wheeler is also one of three hubs in Connecticut for ACCESS Mental Health CT, helping providers meet the needs of children and adolescents with behavioral health issues.
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Child and Adolescent Service News from Wheeler
Expanded Statewide Support for Youth in Recovery
Wheeler has launched a new statewide program to provide additional support to youth in recovery. The Connecticut Recovery-Oriented Support System for Youth (CROSS) initiative is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis grant (STR) through the Connecticut Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) and Children and Families (DCF).
Wheeler Expands School-based Health Services in Bristol and Plainville
Wheeler and the Bristol and Plainville Public Schools have partnered to provide expanded access to health services for students. School-based health centers are open in Bristol at South Side School, Green Hills and West Bristol K-8 schools, as well as Chippens Hill Middle School. A new clinic will soon open at Linden Street School in Plainville.