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“Why I Give” from Dr. Inger Burnett-Zeigler

Dr. Inger Burnett-Zeigler is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor at Northwestern University, as well as a member of the Thresholds Board of Directors. I was attracted to Thresholds by the scope of their work, particularly the holistic approach they take. My own work focuses on improving engagement in mental health services in underserved communities. […]

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"Why I Give" from Roxanne Martino

Roxanne Martino is a Thresholds Board Member and a Managing Partner of OceanM19. In January 1991, I sat in on a Thresholds board meeting and lunch as reward for working one of their fundraisers and heard a moving story from the father of one of our clients. His child had been “the perfect daughter”, graduating […]

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“Why I Give” from Roxanne Martino

Roxanne Martino is a Thresholds Board Member and a Managing Partner of OceanM19. In January 1991, I sat in on a Thresholds board meeting and lunch as reward for working one of their fundraisers and heard a moving story from the father of one of our clients. His child had been “the perfect daughter”, graduating […]

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Thresholds Applauds Governor Pritzker and Lawmakers for State Budget Increasing Investment in Treatment and Housing

SPRINGFIELD – This weekend, lawmakers concluded their legislative session by passing bi-partisan legislation approving a $40 billion state budget for fiscal year 2020 (FY20), including some increases to funding levels for mental health and substance use services, supportive housing, and construction projects. Governor Pritzker has indicated that he intends to sign the plan into law […]

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Early Treatment Bill Heads to the Governor

Dear Advocates, WE DID IT! Last night, the Illinois House passed the Children and Young Adult Mental Health Crisis Act (HB2154), groundbreaking legislation that will transform Illinois’ early mental health treatment system. This initiative of the Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition now proceeds to the desk of the Governor. We had the opportunity to work […]

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