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National Public Radio just broadcast an interview with Adele Diamond, neuroscientist at the University of British Columbia.  Diamond states that imaginative play, where children must create their own props and games, is key to developing the executive function of the brain.  The executive function is the ability to self-regulate, to control emotions and regulate responses.  Diamond, along with psychologist, Deborah Leong, have co-authored a book entitled ...
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We are all aware of the startling events in Ferguson, starting with the death of Michael Brown on August 9.  Since that time, the Ferguson community has experienced an emotional roller coaster of sadness, anger, fright, uncertainty and sustained stress.  Over the past two weeks, Provident has been in the middle of this wounded community.  We have provided community outreach and resource information to nonprofit agencies, schools and faith-based organizations.  Our 24/7 crisis hotline has been ringing off the hook, providing round-the-clock support. 

This is the tip of the iceberg. 

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014 6:30 PM

For teens ages 14 - 19, the Empowerment Group addresses the challenges of self-injury, determining trigger points and developing healthy ways to cope.  For more information, contact Nancy Mesey, LPC, at nmesey@providentstl.org or 3...
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 7:00 PM

S.O.S., Survivors of Suicide, is a group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  It is a peer facilitated, open group.  Started over 25 years ago, S.O.S. offers help and support to those grieving the loss of a family member or friend.

The group meets every Wednesday...
Monday, September 8, 2014 6:30 PM

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