The mission of the department is to protect, promote and sustain the health, harmony, and well-being of all Newton residents, in a culturally-sensitive, customer-friendly manner. Our focus is on prevention.
Our department is organized into five different divisions: Environmental Health, School Health, Public Health and Education, Emergency Preparedness, and Human Services.
|Deborah Youngblood,PhD |
City Hall Room 107
1000 Commonwealth Ave
Newton, MA 02459
News & Information
|February 5, 2016
Question Persuade Refer Suicide Prevention Training. Learn how to respond to someone in distress. The next QPR training will be:|
Tuesday, February 23rd
8am breakfast reception
Please register at www.newtonma.gov/newtoncares
Registration is required/ space is limited.
|October 1, 2015
Sharps collection has moved to the Rumford Avenue Resource Recovery Center at 115 Rumford Ave.|
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|February 19, 2015
Newton Cares is a community coalition for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health. Many local and national resources are listed on the website as well as an anonymous online mental health screening. If you or someone you know is contemplating suicide please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. Never worry alone, reach out. |