Provident Begins Services at Rung

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Rung for Women recently held kickoff celebrations for the 120 women chosen to be part of their inaugural cohort. Provident is proud to be among the co-designers of this innovative center, which empowers women to grow and achieve sustained independence through educational, professional, and economic resources. “We have begun providing behavioral health services at the Rung campus and look forward … Read More

We’re Hiring! And We Want Your Help

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Look at us grow! Provident continues to expand our team, and we’re always on the lookout for talented people to join us. The best recruiting tool we have is you, our staff. There are numerous positions listed on our  website and LinkedIn. We ask that you share with anyone you think would be a good fit with Provident. Want to really get … Read More

Psychiatric Services Adds Third PMHNP

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Provident is pleased to welcome Alex Davis as our newest Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He will provide medication management to existing Provident clients as well as referrals. Alex will provide services to children and adolescents at our downtown office. He will also provide Telehealth care to Missouri residents. When asked about his practice, Alex says: “The most fulfilling aspect … Read More

Fox 2 Taps Provident for Special Report

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Fox 2 News recently did a special report on an increase in teens self-reporting that they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. The segments, collectively called “Crisis at Home,” combined the knowledge of suicide prevention experts, schools, therapists, doctors, parents, teachers, and lawmakers to talk about the rising number of teens who have or are willing to take their own lives. … Read More

Young Professionals Elect New Exec Board Members

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Congratulations to the new Executive Board of Provident’s Young Professionals: Chris Brammer Fundraising Co-Chair   Andrew Eastman Fundraising Co-Chair   Laura Farrar Board Development Chair   Anne Milne Advocacy Chair   Maggie Bauer Provident Staff Liaison   Provident Young Professionals Board engages and supports a new generation of St. Louis community leaders through service and advocacy. The Board promotes Provident’s mission … Read More

Teen Mental Health Article in the Post-Dispatch

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Provident clinician Alex Richards recently shared her expertise with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in an article about teen mental health during COVID-19.   “One of the biggest things I’ve seen is the challenges brought on by remote learning,” Richards said in the article. She discussed how it requires more self-discipline while students have less structure and social support.   She … Read More

Silver Linings of 2020 Social Media Video

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2020 by asking some of our friends what the silver linings of 2020 were.   “I got to work on foundational things that made me a better version of myself.”   “I got to explore a talent that I hadn’t had time to before, and that’s the ability to take what I’m feeling on the inside and produce art.”   … Read More

Mary Ryder Home Ladies Receive Vaccinations

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Mary Ryder Home residents and staff were fortunate to be among the first people in the St. Louis region to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.   Ninety doses were administered on January 22, with an additional booster dose needed for each person toward the end of February for full effectiveness. CVS Pharmacy employees were on-site to provide the injections.   “We are … Read More

Provident Welcomes Two New PMHNPs

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Provident is pleased to welcome Courtney Schult and Stacy Johnson as our new Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, who will provide medication management to existing Provident clients as well as referrals.   Courtney works with adult clients out of our downtown and South County offices.   Stacy will provide services to adults, children, and adolescents at our downtown office.   … Read More

How to mentally deal with ‘dark winter’ months during a pandemic

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  From anxiety around new Covid shutdowns to the grief we feel from needing to reimagine holiday plans, everyone is struggling right now. Fox 2 recently interviewed Provident therapist and crisis line manager Jessica Vance about how to manage emotions as we head into what experts are calling Dark Winter. Here are some tips she shared: Plan Ahead Holiday traditions – … Read More