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Thresholds Awarded Additional Grant from Boeing Company

Contribution Adds $115,000 Grant for Veteran Mental Health Services Chicago, IL – Today, the Boeing Company announced that it has awarded the Thresholds Veterans Project an additional grant of $115,000 to support a variety of evidenced-based therapies designed to help veterans manage their symptoms and work through trauma. The award will enhance the Veterans Project’s […]

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My Love for Thresholds

By former Thresholds Board of Directors President, Marianne Doan I have been honored to contribute to Thresholds in a variety of ways for almost 10 years. Before that time, I occasionally volunteered at a variety of organizations and donated to many causes that I felt were important. I started to feel that I wanted to […]

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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 ensure that all young people have what they need to succeed and thrive, early identification […]

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Illinois Approved for $2B in Mental Health and Substance Use Projects through Medicaid Waiver

Approval of 1115 Medicaid Waiver lends promise to future mental health treatment system in Illinois. Yesterday, mental health and substance use advocates were excited to receive Governor Rauner’s announcement that the federal government approved Illinois’ long-anticipated 1115 Medicaid Waiver proposal. This waiver is the cornerstone of the Administration’s Behavioral Health Transformation Plan, with nearly $2 […]

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Donor Spotlight: James P. & Brenda S. Grusecki Family Foundation

Donor Spotlight: James P. & Brenda S. Grusecki Family Foundation The James P. and Brenda S. Grusecki Family Foundation is committed to supporting education, the arts, housing, and other vital social services. Since its founding in 2002, the foundation has had a transformative impact on organizations servicing the Chicago area. In 2015, the Grusecki Family […]

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