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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 Statement on Department of Justice Investigation of the Chicago Police Department

Chicago, IL – Recently, United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the findings of a 13-month Department of Justice civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department (CPD). The investigation concluded that CPD’s training for use of force and its…
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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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City of Chicago Announces Reforms to Address Crisis Interventions and Mental Health

Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug serves on Citywide Mental Health Response Steering Committee The City of Chicago announced a number of reforms today to address crisis intervention and policing, as well as other mental health and behavioral health concerns. Among the…
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Thresholds and NAMI-Chicago Call for Fully Funded Crisis Intervention Training for More Chicago Police Officers

Chicago, IL – The video released by the City depicting the treatment of Philip Coleman by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) is shameful. Mr. Coleman was in the midst of a psychiatric crisis. This incident puts a spotlight on the…
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