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Thresholds’ Response to Governor Rauner’s Budget Address

Governor Rauner’s Budget Proposal Includes Cuts to Human Services and Medicaid Thresholds supports revenue solution; smart investments in Medicaid and mental health services to prevent future increases in taxpayer costs February 18, 2015 Chicago, IL – Today, Governor Rauner proposed…
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Thresholds, Mental Health Advocates Laud Passage of The Custody Relinquishment Prevention Act

If enacted, parents will no longer need to give up custody of children in order to get them State-sponsored mental health services FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 22, 2014 Chicago – Illinois’ leading provider of mental health services today hailed the…
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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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Thresholds Response to Governor Quinn’s State of the State Address

Chicago, IL – If Governor Quinn’s State of the State address had a theme, it was opportunity. Positing that we have now “stopped the bleeding” with pension reform, he called for investments in our foundation – our physical infrastructure, our youngest children,…
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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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