Category: Advocacy

Take Action to Improve Mental Health Access

Today is a statewide day of action and we need your help to grow access to mental health services! Thousands of Illinoisans living with mental health conditions are unable to get the care they need to live well and thrive. The lack of access is tied to inadequate reimbursement rates for services. Current rates fail […]

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IN THE YEAR TO COME

Illinois New State Leadership Means New Opportunities Governor Pritzker and the new General Assembly have taken office; and with a new leadership comes new opportunities. We are encouraged by the collaboration between the Governor and the General Assembly; and we look forward to working with both branches to strengthen public investment and improve policy to […]

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Governor Pritzker Pledges to Reform Illinois’ Tax Structure to Fund Needed Increases in State Investment in Vital Public Services

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Yesterday, Governor Pritzker delivered his first budget address since taking office, offering his vision for returning Illinois to fiscal stability and paving the way for a more prosperous future for all Illinoisans. While the state continues to struggle with serious fiscal constraints, we commend the Governor for acknowledging that Illinois has a […]

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Illinois Inaugurates JB Pritzker as New Governor

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Thresholds congratulates Governor JB Pritzker on being sworn into Illinois’ highest office yesterday in Springfield. We are excited about the tone of bipartisanship and optimism he is setting as he begins his term. Notably, during his campaign, Pritzker made mental health and substance use special areas of focus – an encouraging sign […]

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Thresholds Statement on ACA Court Ruling

District Court Decision on ACA Jeopardizes Access to Treatment for Hundreds of Thousands of Americans Living with Mental Health and Substance Use Conditions CHICAGO – Last Friday a federal district court judge in Texas ruled the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional based on changes associated with the new tax law Congress passed last year. While […]

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