Archives for: December 19th, 2018

Donor Spotlight: The Chicago Community Trust

The Chicago Community Trust partners with donors to support nonprofit organizations in bringing transformative impact to communities across Cook County. For over 100 years, the Trust has partnered with businesses, local governments, and organizations to promote causes that target structural inequalities, and drive equity and opportunity in the Chicago area. Over the years, The Chicago Community […]

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Thresholds Statement on ACA Court Ruling

District Court Decision on ACA Jeopardizes Access to Treatment for Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Living with Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions CHICAGO – Last Friday a federal district court judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional based on changes associated with the new tax law Congress passed last year. While […]

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Recommendations for Building a Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment System for Illinois

  Thresholds, Kennedy Forum Illinois, and NAMI Chicago issue joint recommendations for legislators; Governor-elect Pritzker Read the recommendations: Executive Summary (link) Full Report (link) Chicago, IL – Mental health and substance use treatment work. They just need to be accessible at the right time and in the right place. With stable housing, employment opportunities, support […]

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New Program Gives Justice-Involved Persons Living with Serious Mental Illness Free Legal Support

Justice-involved individuals living with serious mental illness now have access to civil legal assistance, thanks to a new partnership between Legal Council for Health Justice and Thresholds. Under the partnership, individuals with serious mental illness who are served by Thresholds’ Justice Program now have access to free, trauma-informed benefits advocacy. Individuals with serious mental illness […]

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