Tag Archives: Thresholds

Young Adult Program Sets Members Up for Success: David’s Story

Young Adult Program Sets Members Up for Success: David’s Story Governor Rauner’s proposed budget would eliminate DCFS services for 18-21 year olds – a population at an important juncture in their lives. Called the “transition cliff”, research shows that intensive…
Read More

Thresholds Veterans Project + Chicago Botanic Gardens

The Thresholds Veterans Project has been working with the famous Chicago Botanic Garden, doing horticulture therapy. While this summer-long program has included many gardening activities, our recent trip included working on memorial stone. Taking time to reflect, our veteran members…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More

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…
Read More