Meet Thresholds’ Veterans Project Program Director

Fernando Valles began his journey at Thresholds on December 2010 when he joined the Veterans Project as a Community Support Specialist. Thresholds’ Veterans Project Program helps veterans cope with mental illness and/or other conditions such as homelessness and unemployment. Fernando is a licensed professional counselor, and served 12 years in the U.S Navy Corpsman Fleet […]

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Thresholds Receives Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplace Award for 9th Consecutive Year

CHICAGO, IL – Thresholds is proud to be named among the Chicago Tribune’s 2022 Top Workplaces. Thresholds provides mental health and substance use treatment services throughout Chicago and the surrounding counties. As one of the oldest and largest providers in Illinois, Thresholds serves over 7,000 people Chicago and its metropolitan area each year. The Tribune’s […]

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Artists First: 25 Years of Studio Art at Thresholds, An Exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center

Artists First, is a celebration of art by artists connected to Thresholds in the past 25 years. This exhibition, free to the public, introduces a compelling group of artists who are living with the daily challenges of mental health and substance use conditions, making work that speaks to our shared humanity and intersectional diversity. It also connects Thresholds artists’ work within the breadth […]

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Thresholds Receives $2 Million to Support Expanded Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment Services

Federal grant awarded to Thresholds will enable them to adopt the innovative Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) model Media Contact: Emily Moen, 773-572-5172 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, September 23rd, 2022—The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded two grants to Thresholds this week totaling $2 million per year for up to 4 years, […]

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Thresholds’ Lisa Razzano, PhD Receives Promotion and APA Award

This summer, Dr. Lisa Razzano, Thresholds’ Vice President of Research, received two distinctions. First, as a result of more than 26 years of service at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) Department of Psychiatry, Lisa was promoted to full professor. Full professor is an academic distinction recognizing the highest level of professional and independent scholarship. […]

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