Study Finds Ways to Improve Job Outcomes for People with Serious Mental Health Conditions Using Online Virtual Reality Job Interview Training

Virtual Reality Job Interview Training (VR-JIT) can help promote employment among people who experience serious mental health conditions and are engaged in individual placement and support (IPS), according to a federally-funded research study conducted at Thresholds with the University of Michigan. IPS — an evidence-based model of supported employment — focuses on assessment, rapid job […]

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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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On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

A message from Dee Atkins As our country prepares to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I reflect on his legacy with immense gratitude for his service and commitment to civil rights and racial justice. Since I started my new role here three months ago, Thresholds staff have shown both incredible welcome, and a sincere […]

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