Children and Adolescents

Your child deserves a bright future. Our integrated primary care, dental and behavioral health services can help achieve it. 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.

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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


Wheeler Leadership Presents at National Children's Mental Health Conference

Elisabeth Cannata, Ph.D., vice president, Community-Based Family Services and Practice Innovation, and Chanel Hildebrand, program manager, Multisystemic Therapy presented on the use of evidence-based practices at the 30th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health.

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​Wheeler Expands Behavioral Health Services to South Side Elementary School, Bristol

A new school-based behavioral health clinic opened on March 1 at South Side Elementary School in Bristol as part of a partnership between Wheeler and Bristol Public Schools. The clinic offers students trauma-informed behavioral health services as well as linkage to other services in the Bristol community, including connections with primary and dental care, afterschool programming and a broad continuum of outpatient and community-based levels of care.

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