Unequal: Black Access to Mental Health & Substance Use Services

“As a Black woman growing up in the projects of Chicago, life always felt like an uphill battle because of the barriers of systemic racism, police misconduct and violence in my community. While I was able to seize every opportunity for a better life, we must change the systems that have embedded inequality for Black […]

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Thresholds Statement on Racial Injustice

  In our work at Thresholds, every day, we are deeply committed to listening – to hearing our clients as they express anger, sadness, injustice, deep oppression and pain and alienation and fear. We know this is a critical component of beginning the process of recovery. We are listening and hearing the deep pain of […]

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Thresholds Supports New Coronavirus Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Illinois residents wanting to speak to a mental health care professional can text the word “TALK” to 552020 (or “HABLAR” to 552020 for Spanish). They will receive a follow-up text asking for their first name and zip code, and the information will be used to connect them with a health care professional in their area. Residents who text the hotline will get a call from a licensed counselor within 24 hours.

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Spotlight: Our North Suburbs Team

As thousands of Thresholds staff work hard to continue supporting our clients while protecting both themselves and those we work with, we wanted to spotlight just one instance of our staff’s dedication in the face of this pandemic. Last month, a client in a Thresholds residence in the North Suburbs exhibited symptoms of COVID-19. They […]

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A Message from CEO Mark Ishaug about COVID-19

Dear Thresholds Supporters, The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to lives around the world. Here at Thresholds, we’ve been working harder than ever to provide life-saving mental health and substance use treatment while protecting our clients and our staff. A majority of Thresholds’ 10,000+ clients are in high-risk categories for COVID-19. Though Illinois is […]

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