Independence Center Partners with St. Louis County Police Department

(ST. LOUIS – June 11, 2019) A member of the St. Louis County Police Department volunteered their time to train more than 40 people about Mental Health First Aid. The training was conducted as part of a new partnership between the St. Louis County Police and Independence Center, a local nonprofit community behavioral health organization…

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Impact Relevance

Independence Center Young Professional Board member, Kalin Pearce, MBA, MPH, is a contributing author for Impact Relevance Magazine and recently published an article entitled, The Most Effective Antidepressants are Better Communities. Pearce mentions Independence Center’s Clubhouse Model of psychosocial rehabilitation as an important community based model for addressing mental health. Check out her article below.…

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Independence Center Hires Patricia Holmes as New Chief Financial Officer

(ST. LOUIS – February 28, 2019) Independence Center, a St. Louis psychosocial rehabilitation center for people with serious and persistent mental illness, recently hired Patricia Holmes as the organization’s new chief financial officer. Holmes is a certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience and a proven track record in accounting, finance, tax,…

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My Employment Story by Mark Brodz

“Work is essential…it is the glue that binds us to society.”-Bob Harvey, Founding Director of Independence Center Great quote right, but what in the world does it mean?         I had no idea who Bob was or what that quote meant.  But, perhaps you’ll read this just long enough to start to understand what I…

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