Lunch Break With The Village
Lunch Break With The Village is a monthly Facebook Live event series that features Village staff and community guests who provide expert tips and advice on navigating challenging life situations and other relevant topics.
February 22, 2024
When a violent act impacts a community, it has lasting negative and traumatic effects on youth and adults. In this month’s episode of Lunch Break With The Village, experts discussed factors that contribute to what’s known as “urban trauma” and new treatment that’s designed to help those who’ve been exposed to violence in urban settings.
January 25, 2024
Human trafficking happens across Connecticut, impacting both youth and adults. This #HumanTraffickingAwareness Month, local experts joined Lunch Break With The Village to help you understand the scope of human trafficking and how to protect yourself, your family and your community.
December 14, 2023
We discuss the importance of supporting families in need, especially around the holiday season. We learned more about the impact of giving, ways to make a difference and how generosity can give the most important gift of all—hope.
November 16, 2023
This month's episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on public health inequities and how to improve systems that shape our health options and outcomes.
October 19, 2023
This month's episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on environmental wellness and the impact of eco-anxiety on mental health.
September 21, 2023
This special episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on our new walk-in youth mental health Urgent Crisis Center (UCC) in Hartford. This episode covered how this game-changing new level of care helps deescalate children and teens’ mental health crises and connect them to ongoing support.
August 17, 2023
This month’s episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on resources to help families navigate emotional and other challenges that can come with the start of a new school year.
July 27, 2023
This month’s episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on resources to empower families in building stability and self-sufficiency through new connections, goal-setting, education and training, job coaching and more.
June 15, 2023
This month’s episode of Lunch Break With The Village focused on the importance of affirmative counseling and treatment for LGBTQIA2S+ individuals and its impact in the community.