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

Access Center Reopens, Forms New Partnership

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Provident’s Access Center has once again started serving clients at the downtown office through same-day appointments on a sliding scale fee. They’ve also created a new partnership with SSM DePaul’s Urgent Care that connects with people who need behavioral health services. “We are doing all appointments virtually, but clients can also come to our office and use wifi-enabled equipment to … Read More

Trivia Night A Success

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Provident’s Feature Films Trivia Night brought double the revenue from last year! Twenty two teams from at least 11 different states joined in remotely, with Animal House taking first place and Socially Distant Relatives taking second. “We raised over $15,000 this year, all of which will go toward serving clients through Provident’s counseling, crisis services, psychiatric, and Afterschool programming as … Read More