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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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Donor Spotlight: Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township

Donor Spotlight: Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township Thresholds is pleased to feature the Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township (CMHB) in this month’s Donor Spotlight. Started by the Oak Park Township following a referendum in 1973, the CMHB is comprised of nine Oak Park residents, committed to facilitating a wide […]

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Donor Spotlight: Boeing

Donor Spotlight: Boeing Chicago-based Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space, and security systems. The company prides itself on investing in efforts that build, enhance, and contribute to the social fabric of society. Since 2010, Boeing has generously donated more than $250,000 to the Thresholds Veterans […]

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Donor Spotlight: Chicago Blackhawks

Donor Spotlight: Chicago Blackhawks Chicago Blackhawks Charities, the official charity of the Chicago Blackhawks, supports programs and institutions throughout Illinois that create a better tomorrow. To do so, the organization focuses on health and wellness, education, and housing with the constant goal to serve local youth and their families.  This past fall, the Chicago Blackhawks […]

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Statement from Thresholds, NAMI-Chicago, and The Kennedy Forum Illinois on withdrawn City countersuit in Quintonio LaGrier case

Our hearts go out to Quintonio LeGrier’s family. Their continued exposure to trauma surrounding his tragedy is incomprehensible. We are relieved that Mayor Emanuel retracted the law department’s proposed countersuit, which was ill-conceived, insensitive, and a terrible waste of resources. Instead, the City should be investing deeply in community mental health services, an issue we […]

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