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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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Thresholds’ Statement on 2018 Midterm Elections Results

On November 6th, Illinoisans joined voters around the country in casting their ballots for elected officials to represent them at the federal, state, and local levels. Voter turn-out in many parts of our state was at a record high. Thank you to all the Thresholds advocates who took time to cast your vote and make […]

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Governor Rauner Signs Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act

Thresholds championed bill that provides early interventions for young people that prevent lifetime of disability and illness Chicago, IL – Today Governor Rauner signed the bi-partisan Early Mental Health and Addictions Treatment Act into law.  Illinois will be the first state in the country to cover early treatment models through its Medicaid program if the […]

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Affordable Care Act Could Again Be in Jeopardy – What You Need to Know

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) changed the landscape of healthcare for people living with mental health, substance use and other health conditions – establishing unprecedented consumer protections, expanding the types of care covered, and extending health coverage to more Americans than ever before. These advances paved the way for improved access to treatment and that […]

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Supporting the Spectrum of Mental Health

By Jasmine Watkins, Clinical Director at Motivent Total Health As an undergraduate psychology major, I was required to take Abnormal Psychology, an ironically named class where I learned how common it is to experience some degree of mental health concern. I remember being surprised by how closely DSM diagnostic criteria fit the stories of those […]

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