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Counselors Will Be Available During Vacation Week

Newton City Hall. Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Newton City Hall. Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Submitted by the City of Newton Health & Human Services Department: 

In the wake of three student suicides, the City of Newton in partnership with Newton Public Schools will be offering drop-in groups/office hours.

Counselors from the Riverside Trauma Center will be on hand to speak with anyone in need, and will share with students and parents strategies to cope with these recent tragedies.  These drop-in groups/office hours will occur on:
  • Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1-3 p.m., Newton South High School, College & Career Center
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19, youth hours 3-5 p.m., adult hours 5:30-6:30 p.m., Newton City Hall, Room 209
  • Thursday, Feb. 20, 3-5 p.m., Newton North High School, Room 103
Resources for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health can be found on the Newton Cares website: www.newtonma.gov/NewtonCares

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