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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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IN THE YEAR TO COME

Illinois New State Leadership Means New Opportunities Governor Pritzker and the new General Assembly have taken office; and with a new leadership comes new opportunities. We are encouraged by the collaboration between the Governor and the General Assembly; and we look forward to working with both branches to strengthen public investment and improve policy to […]

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Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug Named to Daniel Burnham Fellowship group by Leadership Greater Chicago

Congratulations to Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug, named a participant of the inaugural class of the Daniel Burnham Fellowship – a civic engagement experience by Leadership Greater Chicago. This fellowship is for senior executives in Chicago who want to gain deeper understanding and knowledge of the city, its networks, and business community. These leaders will use […]

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Illinois Inaugurates JB Pritzker as New Governor

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Thresholds congratulates Governor JB Pritzker on being sworn into Illinois’ highest office yesterday in Springfield. We are excited about the tone of bipartisanship and optimism he is setting as he begins his term. Notably, during his campaign, Pritzker made mental health and substance use special areas of focus – an encouraging sign […]

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Recommendations for Building a Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment System for Illinois

  Thresholds, Kennedy Forum Illinois, and NAMI Chicago issue joint recommendations for legislators; Governor-elect Pritzker Read the recommendations: Executive Summary (link) Full Report (link) Chicago, IL – Mental health and substance use treatment work. They just need to be accessible at the right time and in the right place. With stable housing, employment opportunities, support […]

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