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Thresholds opposes Medicaid work requirements and other barriers jeopardizing access to healthcare

CHICAGO, IL – Thresholds opposes any changes to Medicaid which create unnecessary barriers to accessing healthcare, including work requirements. Recently, the federal government issued a notice encouraging states to consider imposing additional restrictions in order to qualify for healthcare through…
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Advocacy: Raising Our Voices to Move Mental Health Forward

Advocacy: Raising Our Voices to Move Mental Health Forward By Amber Kirchhoff On May 1, Thresholds kicked off Mental Health Awareness Month by convening people with lived experience, health care and human service providers, and policymakers from across the state…
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24 Million to Lose Health Insurance Under American Health Care Act

  Chicago, IL – Thresholds has stated that we oppose any national healthcare legislation that reduces the number of insured individuals or reduces Medicaid funding and benefits. More than 5,000 of our 15,000 clients gained coverage through Medicaid Expansion under…
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Thresholds Joins Statewide Coalition Calling on Elected Officials to “Protect Our Care” and Stand Against Healthcare Repeal and Medicaid Caps

CHICAGO, IL – Today, Thresholds is pleased to be among the more than 50 organizations launching Protect Our Care Illinois, a statewide coalition of healthcare providers and advocates dedicated to preserving healthcare coverage and preventing caps to Medicaid. Protect Our…
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I love working at Thresholds because we’ll never stop fighting for mental health.

By Sheila O’Neill, Vice President, Primary and Mental Health Care Integration When I started working at Thresholds in 1983 as a third-shift Job Coach, transporting our clients from 47th and Halsted to stock shelves at the Great Lakes Naval Commissary, I…
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to share experiences and facts, stand up to stigma, honor the mental health community, and welcome those who are joining us as advocates, friends, and family. In this spirit, Thresholds has planned…
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Thresholds Responds to Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address

Adequately funded budget, investments in mental health are keys to accomplishing Rauner’s goals Chicago, IL – Today, Governor Rauner delivered his second State of the State Address amidst the continuing budget impasse. Critical, life-saving services are disappearing every day that…
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