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Statement on Mayor Lightfoot’s Budget and Mental Health Plan

Mayor Lightfoot’s plan to make strategic investments in dozens of existing providers in our city is smart. It provides evidence-backed treatments to the most people...

"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...

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...

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...

Donor Spotlight: Michael Reese Health Trust

For this month’s Donor Spotlight, we are proud to feature the Michael Reese Health Trust. Since 1995, Michael Reese has supported organizations dedicated to the...

Mental Health Month – The Power of Art

Over the course of three years with the Creative Arts Therapy Team, I’ve seen my members blossom into confident human beings. Art Therapy sessions have...

Mental Health Month – Wendy’s Story

According to the World Health Organization, “there is no health without mental health.” I share my personal story of how mental illness impacted the health...

Mental Health Month – Kevin’s Story

I received my Illinois credential as a Certified Recovery Support Specialist in July 2017 and began working at Thresholds as a Peer Support Specialist in...

Take Action to Improve Mental Health Access

Today is a statewide day of action and we need your help to grow access to mental health services! Thousands of Illinoisans living with mental...

Mental Health Month – Remere’s Story

(Taken from an interview with Remere, a Thresholds client, by a member of the Thresholds Peer Success Team.) “Basically I was always moving. I never...