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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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Thresholds Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of Insurance Subsidies

Thresholds applauds 6-3 ruling in King v. Burwell that protects affordable healthcare coverage for millions of Americans Today marks an important victory in the fight for affordable, accessible healthcare in America. Thresholds applauds the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling on King…
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Thresholds Supports Alternative Budget Proposed By Illinois General Assembly

THRESHOLDS SUPPORTS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE BUDGET Alternative budget protects vital services but needs revenue solution to work Chicago, IL – This week, the Illinois General Assembly put forth an alternative budget to Governor Rauner’s proposed budget that supports…
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The Affordable Care Act Will NOT Fill the Gap Left By the Mental Health Cuts in Governor Rauner’s Proposed Budget

Fact Check: The Affordable Care Act Will NOT Fill the Gap Left By the Mental Health Cuts in Governor Rauner’s Proposed Budget In recent weeks, representatives of Governor Rauner’s administration have said that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will fill…
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