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By SuperUser Account on 6/26/2014 8:23 AM
Technically I am a “survivor of suicide” but that title does not define me nor serve my mission.
I am a daughter who loves and misses her father.  I am a mother who wishes her son could know his grandpa. I watched mental illness destroy a person I love and I want to let people know their life is meaningful and that a brighter future is possible.
By SuperUser Account on 6/11/2014 10:22 AM
Help Provident wake up the St. Louis community to the importance of suicide prevention and mental health services. Gather your family and friends on July 19 for the Provident Rooster Run Presented by Emerson! Register to run, walk and volunteer.
By SuperUser Account on 5/21/2014 8:24 AM
As we acknowledge Mental Health Awareness Month (May), we realize there's so much territory to cover to understand mental illness, to raise awareness and really begin to understand the depths of what it means and how to help.  The following video link - http://youtu.be/IgugsvR6pxM - is a glimpse into five survivors' stories of loss.  Their willingness to share so that they might be able to help others is a testament to their strength and courage.  Provident's weekly Survivors of Suicide support groups in Creve Coeur and St. Charles
By SuperUser Account on 4/28/2014 11:26 AM
We want to THANK all our generous donors for helping us support our clients to a brighter future!  Your gifts will contribute to our mental health counseling, suicide prevention and community outreach.  We received over 78 gifts totaling $6945. We also want to thank the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation for all their work to promote GiveSTLDay!
By SuperUser Account on 4/16/2014 2:10 PM
Are you a young professional under the age of 40 looking to get involved and give back? The Provident Young Friends Advisory Board needs leaders to advocate and raise support for the agency. If interested in learning more,
By SuperUser Account on 4/7/2014 3:20 PM
Give STL Day is a 24-hour giving event with huge, local impact. Help us celebrate the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation's 100th birthday and propel St. Louis to the top as we compete with other community foundations across the country to see which city gives the most.  Over 300 nonprofits have signed up for this event in St. Louis which will take place on May 6th. Consider making Provident your agency of choice when you Give St. Louis!
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.
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