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
Winning through Empowerment
Earlier this year, Zaida A. of Hartford struggled to advocate for her elementary school-age son and secure basic resources including assistance with paying her rent. She was connected with Wheeler’s Community Support for Families (CSF) program through the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, CSF’s funder.
Addressing the Opioid Crisis in Bristol
Mayor Ellen Zoppo-Sassu today announced the receipt of a grant from the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) that will enable the City of Bristol to directly address the opioid crisis with a $150,000 grant.
Wheeler's Basic Needs Fund
Wheeler’s new Basic Needs Fund, addresses a range of environmental and social factors that interfere with clients’ health and well-being, that are not addressed by other means of funding.
A History of Addiction Services at Wheeler
From the early start-up years to the leading edge of addressing today’s opioid crisis, Wheeler’s addiction programs have consistently approached the disease of addiction with innovative methodologies at the intersection with other health conditions.