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Thresholds Receives $2 Million to Support Expanded Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services

Federal grant awarded to Thresholds will enable them to adopt the innovative Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model Media Contact: Emily Moen, 773-572-5172 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, September 23rd, 2022—The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded two grants to Thresholds this week totaling $2 million per year for up to 4 years, […]

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Thresholds’ Lisa Razzano, PhD Receives Promotion and APA Award

This summer, Dr. Lisa Razzano, Thresholds’ Vice President of Research, received two distinctions. First, as a result of more than 26 years of service at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Department of Psychiatry, Lisa was promoted to full professor. Full professor is an academic distinction recognizing the highest level of professional and independent scholarship. […]

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A Message About The Mass Shooting In Highland Park From Thresholds’ CEO

Dear Thresholds Family, I’m writing in solidarity with the families and communities torn asunder by a 4th of July weekend of mass shootings and violence. In Highland Park, seven people were killed, and dozens more, ranging in age from 8 to 85, were injured. In Chicago, eight more people were killed and more than 60 […]

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Thresholds’ Statement in Support of the Historic and Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

U.S President Joe Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act on Saturday, making an unprecedented investment in mental health and substance use treatment.  The Act also takes the first major steps in gun safety laws in nearly 30 years. Thresholds applauds this legislation as a major step forward in both mental health funding and community […]

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Thresholds Launches Mobile Crisis Response Unit

Today, Thresholds Mobile Crisis Response Unit (MCRT) is officially in operation. This new program provides access to emergency mental health intervention by Thresholds clinicians, acting as an alternative to hospitalization or police response. Program Director, Manuel Meza explains more about MCRT. What is the Mobile Crisis Response Team? The Mobile Crisis Response Team is a […]

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