Provident Behavioral Health Named National Backup Call Center for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


March 7, 2022 (St. Louis, MO) –– Provident Behavioral Health today announced that it has been named a National Backup Center for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The $974,000 annual contract is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and is administered by Vibrant Emotional Health. The agency is hiring up to 40 Crisis Intervention Specialists … Read More

Log Cabin Club Donor Appreciation Event

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The Provident Board of Directors, Advisory Council, staff, and our closest donors gathered on September 30 at the Log Cabin Club to celebrate the agency and its successes over the past year. It’s an important night for showing donors who provide crucial support to our mission that the gifts they provide absolutely make a difference for Provident and the people … Read More

Wow, We Did a Good Job!

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Ever find yourself wanting to tell a business contact or even your friends and family about all the good work we do at Provident, only to wish you had some specifics to wow them? Our 2020 Annual Report has been added to the Provident website and the stats are impressive! 63,145 total clients served 94% of psychiatric services clients report … Read More

Therapists Share Insights on YouTube

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Provident has added short videos from our clinical team to our website, social media pages, and YouTube channel as a way of helping people connect with them on a personal level and also gain helpful insights. So far, they’ve covered topics like “How to tell others about your mental health,” “How to help your child have a positive body image,” … Read More

Board Profile: Adam Fournie

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Adam Fournie is an analyst with Edward Jones and a member of Provident’s Board of Directors. We’re thankful for the time and talent he shares with us, and were excited to learn more about him. What talent would you most like to have?  An amazing singing voice (for karaoke purposes). What is the last book you read?  The Last Children … Read More

Partner Highlight: St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund


St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund has been a great partner of Provident for more than a decade, allowing us to provide exceptional services to children in our area at an affordable cost. We are proud and honored to share their thoughts on the work we do together. What makes CSF and Provident good partners? Part of the St. Louis … Read More

Bigger and Better South County Office

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Provident’s South County office recently moved into a new 4,593 square food space, which includes 10 therapy offices. The larger location has room for additional staff. The move was completed so that the South County team can serve more clients in a more comfortable setting. “We’re most proud of our new waiting room, which allows for parents to comfortably sit and … Read More

Helpful Information for Parents and Students

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Provident’s Alexander Davis was recently interviewed by both KSDK and KMOX about reducing anxiety for kids as they headed back into the classroom following the first year of the pandemic. “Keep those lines of communication open. Kids can adapt pretty well,” said Davis. Click here to see his KSDK segment.

Access Center Welcomes New Cohort, Expands

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Access Center | Provident Behavioral Health ( recently welcomed a new cohort of six students, who began providing services the last week of August. This is the largest cohort to date for the program, which launched in 2019 with two students. “Several of our students are coming to Provident with experience in crisis management and with caring for underrepresented populations,” … Read More

Back to School with Afterschool

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Congratulations to our Afterschool team, which successfully re-entered school buildings after completing training that prepared them to give new focus to behavioral health. “We have a new curriculum that embeds social emotional lessons into our day,” said Gail Sharpe, Director of Youth Programs. Afterschool currently has 25 staff members at 11 schools. The program expanded to Hamilton Elementary in the … Read More