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Ensuring All Young People are Equipped to Live Well and Thrive: The Case for Expanding Early Treatment

By Thresholds’ Program Director of Emerge and MindStrong, Jose Viruet The transition into adulthood is often turbulent for many young people. For youth with mental health conditions, that transition can be even more difficult. To help ease the transition and…
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Illinois’ healthcare system must expand to include evidence-informed services, specifically for young adults

Illinois’ current system of care has not adapted to meet the mental health needs of today’s youths and young adults. A vast and increasing number of 26 year-olds are still financially dependent on or living with their families. Similarly, the…
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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…
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