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By SuperUser Account on 9/26/2013 1:24 PM
Provident's 20-year Life Crisis volunteer, John Walsh (far right in photo), is one of only five to receive the 2013 Reaching Out Award, sponsored by Town & Style Magazine, September 25th issue.  His dedication to Provident is unparalleled and we are humbly grateful for his 20 years of service to our Hotline and to the community.  (J.Walsh far right).

By SuperUser Account on 9/16/2013 11:40 AM
Heather Barnett, our LCS Director, shared insight, statistics and the challenges of suicide within our veteran population with Charlie Brennan from KMOX last Thursday, September 12th.  Read some of her comments in this linked article.
By SuperUser Account on 8/30/2013 10:10 AM

According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), “Every 15 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies by suicide.”  Provident’s Life Crisis Services, Saint Louis University and Active Minds want to raise awareness and hopefully lower the number of suicides.  They have initiated the First Annual Suicide Prevention Education Week.  Several panel events and workshops are scheduled throughout the week of September 9th—September 14th


By SuperUser Account on 8/6/2013 7:55 AM
Judge Jimmie Edwards of the 22nd Judicial Circuit in St. Louis, Missouri, has been named recipient of the 2013 William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence by the National Center for State Courts. One of the nation’s highest judicial honors, the Rehnquist Award is presented annually to a state court judge who exemplifies the highest level of judicial excellence, integrity, fairness, and professional ethics. Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. will present the award to Judge Edwards during a ceremony at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on November 21.
By SuperUser Account on 7/23/2013 8:36 AM
and headed to the Rooster Run, Provident's first 5K Race and 1-Mile Walk.  It was birds of a feather racing together with over 300 runners and walkers.
By SuperUser Account on 7/8/2013 8:41 AM
Provident has just received a three-year $180,000 federal grant from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) for HopeAfter, a program designed to provide intensive case management to individuals considered high risk for suicide.  Provident will work with St. Louis University Hospital and Crisis Intervention Team police officers to identify individuals who have attempted suicide, or who are determined high risk as defined by other clinical symptoms.
By SuperUser Account on 6/19/2013 9:55 AM
We are incredibly grateful to Emerson for their generous support along with the following funders: RubinBrownSummit Distributing, Bob and Nell Lyford, Missouri Foundation for Health, Stupp Bros. Inc., Dr Pepper, and St. Louis Bread Company.

There's still plenty of time to register for the Rooster Run on July 20th.  You can form a team, bring your family and enjoy the fabulous sights and smells of Forest Park on a nice summer morning.  It's a great way to start your day!
Just register here!
By SuperUser Account on 5/13/2013 9:32 AM
Is your son being bullied?  Does your daughter struggle with self-esteem?  Our West County, Wildwood and Arnold counseling offices are offering FREE support groups for kids, if they reside in St. Louis County.  Check out our flyers for details on topics, dates and age criteria ... West County, Wildwood, Arnold.
By SuperUser Account on 4/25/2013 8:06 AM
If you want to help someone who needs to talk, and offer them hope and resources, our next Life Crisis training session will be in the fall.  Please check our website for the schedule in the coming months. 
By SuperUser Account on 4/19/2013 2:54 PM
And, for every person that downloads the Bonfyre photo app, an app that allows you  to share photos from your carnival experience, receive event updates in real-time and make ThurtenE weekend an event to remember, Bonfyre will proudly donate $1 to Provident.
How to join? Follow these easy steps to join the official bonfyre:
 1. Download Bonfyre from the App Store or Google Play
 2. Sign up (Facebook or email)
3. Then, check out the ThurtenE website to scan the code.
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