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Mental Health Services in Chicago – Thresholds Feels Pain of Budget Cuts

While no one can argue that the mental health care scene in Chicago is bright, it would be a lot worse off without the help of organizations like Thresholds. Since 1959, Thresholds has functioned as a nonprofit serving the greater Chicago area. Thousands of individuals struggling with mental illness have been able to find housing, employment, and recovery through...

Mental Health Services in Chicago: Thresholds Feels Pain of Budget Cuts

While no one can argue that the mental health care scene in Chicago is bright, it would be a lot worse off without the help of organizations like Thresholds. Since 1959, Thresholds has functioned as a nonprofit serving the greater Chicago area. Thousands of individuals struggling with mental illness have been able to find housing, employment, and recovery through...

State of Mental Health Services in Chicago

Four years ago Rahm Emanuel took office as the Mayor of Chicago in a city that was drowning financially. The over 600 million dollar deficit was understandably a main concern for Emanuel. His solution came in the form of a heavily reformed budget for the city. That proposal was met with approval, in fact, the 2012 Budget was passed...

Will the Iran Nuclear Talks Meet the June 30th Deadline?

Thirty-four years ago in Iran, the longstanding monarchy was overthrown and the Islamic Republic of Iran was established. It marked a new period of discord with Western Powers, discord that for the past decade has often boiled down to one contentious issue. That issue, of course, is nuclear energy. From day one, Iran has insisted that their nuclear developments are...

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