Provident Gala 2024 Raises Over Half Million Dollars!

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Thank you to our 550+ donors and friends who joined us on February 3 for the 2024 Spirit of Provident Gala! It was an amazing night of sharing the message of how Provident is changing lives and saving lives, 24/7, through exception behavioral health services. Click below to watch our gala video. You can also view and share via Provident’s … Read More

Provident Launches New TeleHope Program for Older Adults

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Provident’s newest program, TeleHope, was recently launched to serve adults over age 55 who are experiencing social isolation, depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide. The program is for residents of St. Louis City and there is no cost associated for participants. “Participants will receive regular phone calls from a Provident team member a few times a week, helping them feel … Read More

Meet Gabriel Ward, Provident’s New Human Resources Champion

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Please welcome Gabriel Ward, Provident’s new Human Resources Champion. Gabriel is a native of Collinsville and spent several years as a non-commissioned officer and Human Resources Specialist and Recruiter in the United States Army. He then worked in corporate human resources. In one position, he built an HR department from the ground up. We asked Gabriel to share insights on … Read More

Staff Profile: Quintin Johnson, Facilities Manager

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Quintin Johnson is a professional who’s been called “a gem,” “exactly who you want on your team,” and “a gift to our agency.” He managed the facilities at Mary Ryder Home before expanding his responsibilities to include other Provident properties, including the downtown office and the new Creve Coeur property. How has your career evolved? I used to work in the … Read More

Notable Grants from Major Community Organizations Demonstrate Trust in Provident’s Work

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Provident recently received grants totaling $178,000 from The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the St. Louis Mental Health Board to support counseling, psychiatric services and Access Center, and $4.9 million from the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund to provide no-cost behavioral health services to St. Louis County youth. “Our entire staff team should feel extremely proud of theses awards because they show that funders recognize the critical work we … Read More

Updated Statement Solidifies Commitment to DEI

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Provident recently updated our DEI statement to reinforce our commitment to supporting and celebrating team members as unique individuals. We commit to: Creating a sense of belonging for each member of the team that recognizes and values all backgrounds, roles, and contributions. Honoring and respecting all people at all times. Offering a welcoming environment where everyone feels psychologically safe and … Read More

Care and Counseling Joins Provident Behavioral Health

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New Organization Is One of Largest Behavioral Healthcare Providers in the Region June 20, 2023 (St. Louis, MO) — Provident Behavioral Health is pleased to announce that Care and Counseling has joined the agency’s practice. The combined nonprofit will serve approximately 4,000 people directly in the St. Louis region and another 40,000 across Missouri and the U.S. through crisis hotlines … Read More

Provident Clinician Brianna Massie Talks with KTRS’s Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese About CDC Report

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Provident clinician Brianna Massie recently spoke with KTRS’s Jennifer Blome and Wendy Wiese about the newly-released CDC report that included some alarming statistics on female teen mental health. They discussed the unique challenges teens are facing, how to recognize when there’s an issue. “Finding small moments of connections with your teen, you can open the door to more supportive communication,” … Read More

The Role of Leadership in Creating an Inclusive Workplace Culture

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By Rachel Ridings, Culture Champion & Recruiter and Chair of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DEI&B) Committee Last week, I attended a Human Resources seminar and one of the speakers, Fred Falker, spoke on the role of leadership in creating an inclusive culture in the workplace. I was ready to take notes and learn as much as possible so that I could … Read More

Provident Crisis Services Selected to Monitor 988 Inquiries for DMH on Social Media

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Beginning in January, the Department of Mental Health (DMH) will run statewide advertising for the 988 hotline on all major social media platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok. During this campaign, which runs through May, PCS has been selected to monitor the chat and messaging feature for the DMH Facebook page so that inquiries are not missed. Our staff will … Read More