• Wellness Committee 

    The Public Schools of Brookline’s Wellness Committee examines and supports a variety of programs addressing student health. Active since 2007, the committee addresses a range of youth-serving initiatives in areas of nutrition, fitness/recreation, mental health, chemical health, teen dating violence, and climate change awareness. 
    The Wellness Committee includes representatives from Public Schools of Brookline administration, school health staff, physical education/health and fitness, special education, food services, human services, teachers and parents, as well as the Town of Brookline Department of Public Health, including B-CASA (Brookline Coalition Against Substance Abuse) and B-PEN (Brookline Parent Education), the Recreation Department, police, and members from the community. The committee currently is chaired by MaryEllen Dunn, Deputy Superintendent for Administration and Finance, and it is co-chaired by Coordinator of School Health Services Tricia Laham and Prevention/Intervention social worker Mary Minott.  
    For more information, visit www.BrooklineWellness.weebly.com or contact Mary Minott (mminott@brooklinema.gov) or  Tricia Laham (Tricia_laham@psbma.org)