Thresholds Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Services are person-centered, trauma-informed, and evidence-based.
Our model is to bring a comprehensive suite of services to wherever our clients are.
Thresholds provides mental health crisis response in Chicago through two programs – our Living Room and our Mobile Crisis Response Team.
The Thresholds Workforce Development Department offers workshops, conferences and other training opportunities.
Thresholds offers groundbreaking programs for adolescents, young adults, families, young mothers, and their children.
Thresholds offers services designed to integrate mental health, substance use, and primary care treatment.
Our mission is to provide data to support decision-making meant to improve quality of care, optimize health outcomes, and lower costs.
This program provides key transitional services to people with serious mental illnesses and substance use conditions who are exiting the justice system.
The only program of its kind in Illinois, offering services for persons with mental illnesses who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Thresholds’ Peer Success program is operated by consumers – those who have a lived experience of mental illness.
Thresholds is the largest provider of supported housing in Illinois and provides comprehensive services for persons experiencing homelessness.
Thresholds provides clients with the support and services needed to achieve independence to class members of the Williams Consent Decree.
Thresholds offers services to members of the armed forces who are experiencing PTSD, trauma, substance use disorders, and much more.
Thresholds’ Employment Specialists place clients in jobs of their choice to create real economic independence.
The Thresholds Creative Arts Therapy team, made up of a diverse range of trained art therapists, provides our clients tools for wellness.
Thresholds’ Peer Support program is operated by consumers – those who have a lived experience of mental illness and have utilized services themselves. Staff who are in mental health recovery provide services and outreach to other consumers, helping to build strong social ties. Oftentimes, clients are more comfortable receiving services from someone who has first-hand knowledge of the struggles they are currently experiencing.
Staff working through the Peer Support program provide community support services focused on illness self-management, skill building identification, and use of natural supports and community resources. These Certified Recovery Support Specialists (CRSS) operate two drop-in centers that offer a range of daily activities as well as a Living Room crisis respite program operating 7 days a week as a alternative to psychiatric hospitalization.
Thresholds has the most employees with a CRSS credential in Illinois. Close to 25% of all CRSS-credentialed employees in Illinois work at Thresholds. Thresholds also has an All-Agency Members Council comprising elected client representatives from all Thresholds programs who have input in the design and implementation of services. The Council meets regularly and makes recommendations for improvements to services to better meet clients’ needs.