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Resources

Centegra Crisis Services

We are the leader in addressing our community’s emotional health by providing guidance to all those we serve on their journey to wellness. Centegra’s Crisis Services is the central point of access for all behavioral health emergencies for the residents of greater McHenry, Lake and Kane counties. We provide emergency mental health services, upon request, to our residents. Our primary goals are to provide prompt, compassionate and effective mental health help during personal, family or community emergency. Services include assessment, intervention, stabilization, linkage and referrals.

Not One More – Illinois

Not One More is a grassroots effort to provide awareness, education and support to those affected by drug abuse and addiction.

Survivors of Suicide (SOS)

Help for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

Survivors of Suicide Attempt (SOSA)

SOSA offers suicide attempt survivors a safe, nonjudgmental place to talk about their common experience of having survived a suicide attempt. Members are encouraged to share their stories of recovery to support each other and learn new ways to cope with suicidal thoughts. Through peer support and clinician-guided facilitation, we seek to encourage a supportive community to foster the developments of effective coping skills and create hope for the future. Call 815-206-5371 for more information.

National Institute of Mental Health (NAMI)

Learn about mental health issues and get the facts about the latest treatments.

Mental Health America (MHA)

Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental and substance use conditions and achieving victory over mental illnesses and addictions through advocacy, education, research and service.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

McHenry County Mental Health Board

The McHenry County Mental Health Board is a special purpose unit of the county government regulated through Illinois House Bill 708, also known as the Community Mental Health Act. The act mandates that a Mental Health Board administer mental health funds, collected through an annual tax levy, through the direction of a nine-member board of community representatives. These representatives are appointed by the County Board. A Mental Health Board is responsible for making sure that the duties and responsibilities of the Community Mental Health Act are fulfilled.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Learn about prevention of mental illness and substance abuse.

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Get the facts about drugs commonly abused and find resources for recovery.

A Way Out

For addicts and their friends, families and caregivers. Are you addicted to heroin, opioids, alcohol or other drugs? Know someone who is? It’s time to get help.

Smoking Cessation Program

The Freshstart® program, created by the American Cancer Society and provided by Centegra Health System, is designed to help you quit any tobacco product.

United Way 2-1-1

With hundreds of nonprofit organizations within McHenry County, finding help can often be confusing and intimidating. Fortunately, United Way 2-1-1 provides an easy way for everyone to access help with almost any challenge. Dialing 2-1-1 in McHenry County will connect you to a call center that will direct you to an appropriate social service agency or nonprofit organization. Trained specialists can quickly assess your needs and offer knowledgeable information and referral for services including rent and utility assistance, food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care, elderly care, financial counseling, job training and much more. 2-1-1 is simple to remember, accessible to everyone and available 24/7/365 at no cost.

DIAL 2-1-1

McHenry County residents can now dial 2-1-1 to access free, confidential help and resources from a trained specialist with almost any health or human service challenge.

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Get needed answers
  • Get on the right track
  • Alternate number: 888-865-9903

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