Pre-Trial Alcohol Education Program

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Wheeler Clinic’s Pre-trial Alcohol Education Program serves individuals, ages 18+, arrested for the first time for driving or boating while intoxicated. The program includes assessment and assignment to either a 10- or 15-week psycho-educational group experience.

The program is designed to:

  • Educate clients about the risks of operating a motor vehicle or boat under the influence of alcohol
  • Prevent further alcohol abuse, educate participants about the risk of re-offending
  • Identify people who need more intensive treatment

This program serves adults in Greater Waterbury, Bristol, Greater New Britain and statewide.

Individuals in this program are court-referred.


75 North Mountain Road
New Britain, CT 06053

326 Highland Avenue
Waterbury, CT 06708

Funding Source
Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services

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