ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — The Independence Center of St. Louis is a rehabilitation non-profit that works with thousands of people suffering with mental illnesses to help them find and hold onto jobs.
(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…Details
(ST. LOUIS – May 28, 2019) Independence Center, a St. Louis psychosocial rehabilitation center for people with serious and persistent mental illness, recently hired Kacey Patterson as a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
(ST. LOUIS – May 6, 2019) A local transitional employment program, utilized by Independence Center, a community behavioral health organization that provides wraparound support to those living with serious mental illness, is creating positive outcomes for workers and local companies.
Richard Cohen and Angelo Blanchard will be honored for their commitment to helping others with mental illness
(ST. LOUIS – March 18, 2019) Two long-time Independence Center members, Richard Cohen and Angelo Blanchard, will receive the 2019 Missouri Mental Health Champion Award for their efforts to help others with mental illness.
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.…Details
(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,…Details
“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…Details
ST. LOUIS, MO – (January 28, 2019) … Five prominent St. Louis business leaders and dance instructors put their hearts and soles into the 11th annual Dancing with the St. Louis Stars event this weekend at the Ritz Carlton. The event raised more than $500,000.
(ST. LOUIS – January 8, 2018) Independence Center, a St. Louis psychosocial rehabilitation center for people with serious and persistent mental illness, recently hired Christine Estrada as the organization’s new Community Support Manager. Estrada is a licensed clinician with over 25 years of experience supervising programs that serve the most vulnerable population experiencing homelessness, mental…Details