“Why I Give” from Jeremiah Boyd

Jeremiah Boyd is a long-time supporter of Thresholds. He is a Petty Officer 2nd Class in the US Navy. One of my family members struggled with the challenges of mental illness for years – improper medications, lack of professional help, and more. Finally, by good fortune, she was introduced to Thresholds. Thresholds set her up with professionals genuinely dedicated […]

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"Why I Give" from Roxanne Martino

Roxanne Martino is a Thresholds Board Member and a Managing Partner of OceanM19. In January 1991, I sat in on a Thresholds board meeting and lunch as reward for working one of their fundraisers and heard a moving story from the father of one of our clients. His child had been “the perfect daughter”, graduating […]

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“Why I Give” from Roxanne Martino

Roxanne Martino is a Thresholds Board Member and a Managing Partner of OceanM19. In January 1991, I sat in on a Thresholds board meeting and lunch as reward for working one of their fundraisers and heard a moving story from the father of one of our clients. His child had been “the perfect daughter”, graduating […]

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Thresholds Applauds Governor Pritzker and Lawmakers for State Budget Increasing Investment in Treatment and Housing

SPRINGFIELD – This weekend, lawmakers concluded their legislative session by passing bi-partisan legislation approving a $40 billion state budget for fiscal year 2020 (FY20), including some increases to funding levels for mental health and substance use services, supportive housing, and construction projects. Governor Pritzker has indicated that he intends to sign the plan into law […]

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Early Treatment Bill Heads to the Governor

Dear Advocates, WE DID IT! Last night, the Illinois House passed the Children and Young Adult Mental Health Crisis Act (HB2154), groundbreaking legislation that will transform Illinois’ early mental health treatment system. This initiative of the Healthy Minds Healthy Lives Coalition now proceeds to the desk of the Governor. We had the opportunity to work […]

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