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

Murphy, Wheeler Clinic Applaud New Mental Health Funding from the Mental Health Reform Act

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee and co-author of the bipartisan Mental Health Reform Act signed into law in 2016, released a statement applauding Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for awarding an Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Program Grant to the Wheeler Clinic in Plainville.

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Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, Hartford, Now Providing Chiropractic Care

Suffering from headaches, or back and neck pain? Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 43 Woodland Street, Hartford, in conjunction with Dr. Anthony H. Debe, now offers chiropractic care for children and adults to address these conditions and more. Services are available to patients registered for Wheeler’s primary care or behavioral health services.

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Wheeler Expands MST Program in New Haven and Fairfield County

Wheeler has launched three new Multisystemic Therapy (MST) teams to better serve the behavioral health needs of youth in Connecticut. Two teams will serve the Norwalk/Bridgeport/Stamford area, and one team will serve individuals and families in New Haven.

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In-District Services Help Students in Southbury and Middlebury

A new in-district Collaborative Learning Program for Region 15 (Southbury/Middlebury) begins in August. Located at Pomperaug High School, the program serves high school-aged students with mental health and behavioral challenges and embeds a highly skilled Wheeler-trained and -supervised clinician to provide immediate access to intensive mental health and support throughout the school day.

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