Life Crisis Center Call Volume Increases by 50%, Staff Provides Tips and Support


Following the deaths of celebrity figures Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, the Alexander Barker Permutt Crisis Center saw a 50% spike in calls from people in distress. People in Missouri and throughout the world who were hurting got the help they needed by picking up their phones and calling Provident’s lifeline.
In response to these tragic deaths, Provident leadership team members Jane Smith and Marge Schicker spoke to media to provide life-saving tips and information. See Jane Smith’s interviews with Fox 2 on mental health care for women and the importance of knowing the signs of depression.
Thanks to our incredible staff for answering the call to save lives!