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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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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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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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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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Thresholds and IlliniCare Health Release Pilot Program Results That Improve Health, Decrease Costs for Medicaid Patients with Severe Behavioral Health Problems

Unique payer/provider partnership provides a model for Medicaid managed care and health coordination towards the “Triple Aim” of Affordable Care Act Chicago, IL – Thresholds, Illinois’ largest provider of community-based services for persons with mental illnesses, and IlliniCare Health/Cenpatico, a…
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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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Fred and Pamela Buffett Place – Supportive, Affordable Housing in Lakeview at Site of Former Diplomat Hotel

Public-private partnership transformed condemned Lakeview SRO to model housing facility for people with mental illnesses or at risk of homelessness Join us at an Open House on Thursday, January 30th from 8am – 10:30am FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2014…
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Thresholds and Illinois Advocates Attend Launch of Kennedy Forum in Boston

Kennedy Forum commemorates 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health Act October 24, 2013 Boston, MA – In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s signing of the Community Mental Health…
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