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Meet Thresholds’ Veterans Project Program Director

Fernando Valles began his journey at Thresholds on December 2010 when he joined the Veterans Project as a Community Support Specialist. Thresholds’ Veterans Project Program helps veterans cope with mental illness and/or other conditions such as homelessness and unemployment. Fernando is a licensed professional counselor, and served 12 years in the U.S Navy Corpsman Fleet […]

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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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Thresholds’ Statement on Governor Pritzker’s Budget Address

With the need for treatment at an all-time high, Thresholds applauds Governor Pritzker for committing to an additional $140 million to meet the behavioral health needs of communities across Illinois in his proposed budget today, as well as $40 million for innovation. We stand with Governor Pritzker, as we do with House Majority Leader Greg […]

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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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Mental Health Month – Remere’s Story

(Taken from an interview with Remere, a Thresholds client, by a member of the Thresholds Peer Success Team.) “Basically I was always moving. I never stayed homeless in one spot. I was just trying to find someplace safe to sleep and lay down.” Until he was nineteen, Remere spent his time traveling through various neighborhoods […]

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