Health Division News & Notices
The Concord Board of Health is considering significant revisions to its current regulation “Sale of Tobacco Products and Nicotine Delivery Products”.
View the proposed regulation “Restricting the Sale of Tobacco Products” .
Public Hearings on the proposed regulation were held at Board of Health meetings on November 18, 2019 and December 16, 2019 . The Board will discuss the proposed regulation at the next Board of Health meeting on January 21, at 7 p.m. at 141 Keyes Rd., first floor meeting room.
“What We Know About Teen Vaping Today: THC, CBD, Nicotine”.See videos of recent presentations by two local experts:
- Dr. A. Eden Evins, founder and director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. View video.
- Dr. Marisa Silveri, Director of the Neurodevelopmental Laboratory on Addictions and Mental Health in the Imaging Center at McLean Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. View video
Mental Health Referral Service: The Town of Concord has a contract with INTERFACE, a free mental health resource and referral Helpline to help children, adults and families become connected with mental health and wellness resources on issues including anxiety, bullying, depression, divorce, eating disorders, grief/loss and other topics.. Call the helpline at 888-244-6843 for a confidential consultation with a mental health professional about resources and/or receive personalized, matched referrals. Visit William James College Interface Program for more information.
The mission of the Concord Health Division is to assess and address the needs of the Concord community, in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of its residents and work force. This mission is realized through the implementation of disease prevention and health promotion programs, community health and nursing services, public outreach, education and empowerment, as well as promulgation and enforcement of Town and State health regulations.