Lunch Break With The Village

The Village’s New Urgent Crisis Center

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.


  • Common mental health crises affecting children and teens
  • How the UCC is specifically designed to help youth immediately and long term
  • How the UCC helps families avoid long waits in hospital emergency departments

Our guests were Village Medical Director Dr. Laine Taylor and VP of Residential Programs Amy Samela.

Watch the full episode below:

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