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Newton offers counseling services in wake of suicides

Posted by boston.com  February 14, 2014 03:11 PM

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The following was provided by the Health & Human Services Department of the city of Newton.

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, February 18, 1-3 p.m., Newton South High School, College & Career Center
  • Wednesday, February 19, youth hours 3-5 p.m., adult hours 5:30-6:30 p.m., Newton City Hall, Room 209
  • Thursday, February 20th, 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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