Tag Archives: healthcare

Mental Health Month 2014

May is Mental Health Month and Thresholds is going lime green, the official color of mental health awareness. We’re observing Mental Health Month with special topics on mental health on Facebook and Twitter throughout the month. Statistics show 1 in…
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Thresholds’ Ron Otto, Director of Recovery, speaks at the Illinois House Human Services Appropriations Hearing

March 12, 2014–Today, Ron Otto, Thresholds’ Director of Recovery, spoke at Illinois House Human Services Appropriations Hearing on the state’s FY15 budget. He spoke about his own path towards recovery, and urged lawmakers to extend the tax increase so that Illinois…
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Illinois Senate President John Cullerton: Budget Cuts Will Impact Illinois State Services Drastically

Illinois Senate President John Cullerton outlined yesterday the devastating impact state budget cuts would have on essential Illinois public services, including mental health treatment, if the General Assembly does not extend the temporary income tax increase. We agree. Adequately funding…
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Medicaid expansion study recommends investment in the state’s mental health safety net to curb inefficient spending and strengthen community-based treatment services

Recent cuts to community mental health services cost Illinois taxpayers and hospitals millions more than they saved, study finds November 19, 2013 Chicago — In a report released today, Thresholds, the state’s largest provider of mental health recovery services, recommends…
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Policymakers and Providers Discuss Medicaid Expansion, Mental Health, Behavioral Health

Mark Ishaug, CEO of Thresholds, addressed mental and behavioral health advocates, policy-makers, providers, and other influencers this morning at the Union League Club of Chicago. Thresholds, along with Janssen of Johnson and Johnson, Together4Health, and NAMI Illinois, presented a policy…
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