May 21 Donor Event

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On Tuesday, May 21, Provident celebrated its board of directors, advisory council, Navigators Giving Club, and Yeatman Society donors at a reception at the Log Cabin Club in Ladue. We appreciate the support these donors provide to ensure Provident can fulfill our mission of building brighter futures through exceptional behavioral health services, especially for those with the greatest need. “Mental healthcare needs … Read More

Fox 2 Covers Student Stress

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Brianna Massie was recently interviewed on Fox 2 News about how parents can help students cope with the stress that surfaces around at the end of the school year. “The biggest thing is to communicate that you care. I think a lot of kids forget their parents are in their corner,” Brianna said. “When you notice a change and they’re not … Read More

Afterschool Program Gets National Honor

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Congratulations to Afterschool team members Tuesday Powell, Darius Pikes, Keanna Jackson, and Kiesha Blanchard for creating a bullying awareness project at Lexington School that was selected as 2019 Design for Change USA Semi-Finalists. The project wove together elements of the STEM curriculum with social justice. “This year’s pool was the most robust and diverse yet. You are certainly a meaningful … Read More

Provident Board Profile: Aaron Stewart

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Which talent would you most like to have? Is mindreading a talent? If it is, then definitely mindreading. If not, then remembering people’s names. I am terrible at remembering names. My first boss, Tom Arcobasso (owner of Arcobasso’s Italian Restaurant), could remember everyone’s name that came into his restaurant. It was unbelievable. He’d meet someone in passing, wouldn’t see them … Read More

Provident Receives Grant from Jefferson Foundation for SOS Program

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Provident recently received a $66,000 grant from the Jefferson Foundation to support their partnership with the Jefferson County Health Department to provide SOS (Survivors of Suicide) groups for teens. Provident had already been coordinating an SOS group for adults in Jefferson County when they decided to expand the program. “Out of the adult group, it really came up that there … Read More

Provident Launches Teen SOS Group in Jefferson County

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Provident is proud to partner with the Jefferson County Health Department to launch a Survivors of Suicide (SOS) group for teens 14 to 18 years old in Jefferson County. The group is a peer-led support group for teens who have been impacted by suicide. It meets from 6:30-8 pm on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at St. … Read More

2019 Rooster Crawl Set for June 15

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The YP Board is planning their 4th Annual Rooster Crawl in Soulard on Saturday, June 15 from 2-7pm. The rooster symbolizes a wake-up call to starting conversations, building awareness and supporting the improvement of mental health in the St. Louis region. Since its inception in 2016, this event has raised nearly $7,000. This will fund 346 life changing and life-saving crisis hotline … Read More

Wash U Student News Promotes Partnership

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Washington University’s Student Life newspaper recently ran an article about the school’s partnership with Provident to provide mental health support after-hours. Habif Health and Wellness Center Director of Mental Health Services Thomas Brounk says the university chose to work with Provident because we were open to customizing our services and because of our expertise with local mental health resources. “I … Read More

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