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By SuperUser Account on 3/3/2014 4:26 PM
Provident currently has three openings - Clinician for Life Crisis, Coordinator in our Human Resources area, and Coordinator in Resource Development.  For more details about these positions, please go to our Career Opportunities page.
By SuperUser Account on 2/14/2014 2:34 PM
Due to inclement weather, Provident will open at 10 am on Monday, March 3. We hope that this does not cause any inconvenience for you. Thank you.
By SuperUser Account on 1/10/2014 1:42 PM
After several months of extensive searching, Provident has found a new leader ... Steve Sullivan, a former Ameren executive, who will officially take over the position on February 10th.  He has a wealth of business and management experience and serves on the Urban League Board and Food Outreach Board and was previously on the Sheldon Concert Hall Board.  "I am extremely excited about my new role and the opportunities for Provident to have an even stronger presence in our community,” Sullivan said.
By SuperUser Account on 12/23/2013 9:45 AM
Glenn Close, esteemed actress, founded Bring Change 2 Mind, a national  campaign working to end the stigma and discrimination of mental illness. Mental illness is a disorder of the brain — your body's most important organ — and 1 in 6 adults lives with a brain-related illness including depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD and schizophrenia.

Join the effort to raise awareness so we can treat those who need it!  Read about it and talk about it so we can squelch the stigma.
By SuperUser Account on 11/5/2013 1:02 PM
For young adults who are feeling depressed and alone, check out Feeling Kinda Blue
Chat online with others who are also experiencing depression.
By SuperUser Account on 10/23/2013 9:55 AM
Kiener Plaza was filled with music and dance as the Let's Talk About It flash mob raised awareness about mental health.  Missouri Institute for Mental Health, The Independence Center and Provident joined forces to erase the stigma of mental illness.  KSDK captured the excitement and the energy from last night's flash mob. For more information about the event,
By SuperUser Account on 10/18/2013 9:38 AM
We're breakiing out into dance on Monday, October 22, shortly after 5 pm at Kiener Plaza with our flashmob to eradicate the silence surrounding mental illness. MIMH (Missouri Institute for Mental Healh), Provident, Inc., the Independence Center and Clubhouse International are conducting a flashmob in conjunction with the Clubhouse Seminar and March on Market Street on Tuesday, October 22nd at 5 pm.  Check out the St. Louis Beacon's article, October 16th, for more details
By SuperUser Account on 10/1/2013 2:08 PM

Provident received the 2013 “Board of Directors Award for Collaborative Partnership” during Employment Connection’s Annual Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, September 19th.  Marge Schicker, Provident’s Reintegration Services Supervisor, accepted the award, which was presented by Employment Connection’s  CEO Brenda Mahr, and J.D. Luhning, President of the Board of Directors.

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.
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