YP Event Focuses on Opioid Crisis

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Provident’s Young Professionals recently hosted a panel discussion at the main branch of the St. Louis Public Library aimed at sharing information about the opioid crisis in Missouri, which takes nearly 1,000 lives each year. Panelists included Dr. Kanika Turner, a family medicine physician and Opioid STR/SOR consultant, and Dr. Rachel Winograd of Missouri Institute of Mental Health and UMSL. … Read More

Provident Board Profile: Ida Early

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Which talent would you most like to have?  Play the piano well What is the last book you read? Pachinko by Min Jin Lee What is your favorite quote or proverb? “It is better to travel hopefully than to arrive.” What do you like about being a part of Provident leadership?  Provident has a compelling mission, outstanding staff and is serving … Read More

Afterschool Program Meets in Jefferson City

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Students from Provident’s Afterschool program at St. Frances Cabrini were invited to participate in the Missouri After School Network’s first-ever Afterschool Advocacy Day. The event was held in Jefferson City on April 17 and allowed students and staff members to meet with state legislators to talk about the value and importance of afterschool programs, while networking with professionals from throughout the … Read More

Provident Is Now Known As Provident Behavioral Health

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April 2019 (St. Louis, MO) – Provident, a nonprofit organization with a 159-year history of service to the St. Louis region, is pleased to announce they will now be known as Provident Behavioral Health. The change is a major part of an ongoing strategic planning process that included the adoption of a new mission statement in early 2018: Building brighter … Read More

How To Save a Life MCCA Blog Post

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Kevin Drollinger was recently asked to submit a blog post about suicide prevention for the Missouri Coaltion of Children’s Agencies website . “This came at a very fortuitous time, right when we launched our free online training course that teaches professionals how to assess and address the needs of those in crisis,” said Drollinger. The Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies (MCCA) advocates … Read More

Feedback is Provident Changing, Saving Lives

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Provident recently completed its annual client survey, aimed at gaining insight into the effectiveness of our services. 96.4% of respondents said that they found Provident’s services to be helpful. Client quotes: “My therapist helped me grow as a man, father, and person. They help me make a plan for my future to keep me on a path to improvement. They … Read More

Provident Announced as Rung Partner

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Rung , a nonprofit that aims to financially empower women and build a stronger middle class, recently announced their plans to redevelop 3.5 acres of land in the Fox Park neighborhood. The new campus includes plans for vegetable and herb gardens as well as an orchard alongside offices and space for other nonprofits. Provident is pleased to be announced as a mental … Read More

Provident Offers 24/7 Support to Students

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Provident is pleased to announce that we have formed a new partnership with Washington University in St. Louis. We are teaming up to provide mental health access to students through an after-hours helpline. Students are currently offered physical and mental health support through the Habif Health and Wellness Center, located on the Danforth Campus. The partnership will ensure students have a … Read More

On Our YouTube Channel: 2019 Gala Video

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One of the most memorable parts of our annual gala is the video Provident creates to tell the story of our work. This year’s video centered on the personal story of Pat Harkins and the help she has received as part of Provident’s Survivors of Suicide support group.

Board Profile: Sanford Scott

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Which talent would you most like to have?  Managing human resources—attracting, training and retaining successful talent. What is the last book you read?  The House of Morgan (An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance) by Ron Chernow What is your favorite quote or proverb?   “It is not about working harder. It is about working smarter.” What do you like … Read More