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.

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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


50th Anniversary Spotlight: Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW

Wheeler President and Chief Executive Officer, Susan Walkama, LCSW, exudes a quiet, strong confidence—fueled, in part, by experience and the many forms of inspiration in her life. With warmth, grace, humility and a commitment to achieve the very best outcomes for individuals and families—especially the most vulnerable—Susan guides a team of more than 1,000 at Wheeler in achieving its mission to provide equitable access to innovative care that improves health, recovery and growth at all stages of life.

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Reflections on David Berkowitz, Ph.D.

Recently, we shared the story of David Berkowitz, Ph.D., former executive director of Wheeler Clinic, as part of our 50th Anniversary series. Below are some reflections on David’s life and role as a leader at Wheeler.

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Of Events and Engagement

Bill Torres got to know Wheeler as a golfer in the organization’s annual golf classic nearly two decades ago.

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