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’ New Freedom Centers are operated by those who have a lived experience of mental illness and have utilized services themselves. This model provides persons with mental illnesses with a community to aide in their transition to community life after an experience with institutionalization.
Thresholds’ New Freedom Centers employs staff who are in recovery from mental illness. They 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 our two New Freedom Centers, which offer a range of daily, drop-in activities that include art groups, basic living skills, holiday parties, and volunteer opportunities. The centers provide a vital social network as well as a host of programming, including topics related to peer services, empowerment, self-advocacy, system transformation, and consumer choice.
For more information about Thresholds’ New Freedom Centers, please contact Lena Raimondo.
Peer Success operates two of the four New Freedom Centers at Thresholds. The centers are open seven days a week for consumers of all levels of mental health services. People who come to the New Freedom Centers learn about mental health recovery by meeting people who are themselves in recovery. Many people who are moving out of Institutes of Mental Disease or nursing homes back into their community have identified building social relationships as one of their primary struggles. The program also operates an Empowerment Center six days a week, where structured self-care and recovery groups are offered.
The centers provide a vital social network as well as a host of programming, including topics related to peer services, empowerment, self-advocacy, system transformation, and consumer choice.