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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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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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