Chicago Tribune Names Thresholds a Winner of the Chicagoland Top Workplaces 2023 Award

Thresholds has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2023 honor by Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey. This is Thresholds’ 10th year in a row being named to the list. This year, Thresholds ranks #12 in the large companies category. “Being on this Top […]

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Bring Chicago Home Ordinance Passed by Chicago City Council 

Ordinance Heads to Voters to Establish a Revenue Stream Addressing Homelessness  A huge congratulations to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, and all the organizations and advocates working on the Bring Chicago Home Ordinance. The Ordinance passed the full Chicago City Council this week. We also want to thank Alderwoman Hadden, Mayor Brandon Johnson, and all […]

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Thresholds Awarded $2 Million For Additional Certified Behavioral Health Clinics

The two grants are renewable for up to four years and will expand services for the communities in Kankakee County and Chicago’s South Side FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 21, 2023 Today, Thresholds was awarded two grants totaling $2 million, renewable for up to four years, to create two additional Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics […]

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Thresholds’ Research on Virtual Reality Job Interview Training Published in Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal published a study – the Molly study – about the efficacy of Virtual Reality Job Interview Training (VR-JIT) for unemployed individuals with serious mental illnesses. Through research programs at Thresholds, led by our Vice President of Research Lisa Razzano, Ph.D., this study found that VR-JIT provided needed exposure and practice with […]

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New State Housing is Recovery Pilot Program to Provide Housing to People Experiencing Homelessness and Serious Mental Illnesses or Substance Use Conditions 

The intersections of homelessness, serious mental illnesses, chronic substance use, and stark racial disparities in access to affordable housing and care are very real. The federal government and other national groups estimate that more than 25% of the unhoused population have a severe mental illness and 35% have a chronic substance use condition. In Chicago […]

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