Support Groups


WEEKLY recovery support group for people living with mental illness in which people learn from each others’ experiences, share coping strategies, and offer each other encouragement and understanding.

TUESDAYS ~ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pioneer Center
101 S. Jefferson, Woodstock, IL  60098

WEDNESDAYS ~ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
McHenry County Mental Health Board Community Resource Center
620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake, IL 60012


General Education and Support


1st THURSDAY SUPPORT ONLY GROUP   7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Held the 1st Thursday of every month.
Support only – for family members as well as those who have a diagnosis.
Centegra McHenry,
4201 W. Medical Center Dr., McHenry, IL  60050

Held the 3rd Thursday of every month.
McHenry County Mental Health Board
620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake, IL  60012

Educational Presentation   7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Different topic each month.
Support Groups   8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Groups depend on attendance and could include separate groups for: family members; persons with a diagnosis; parents/caregivers of youth and adolescents; newcomers; and/or topic specific to evening’s presentation.

Other Groups of Interest

Recovery International –

Mondays  3:30 pm
PNC Bank (on 47 near Jewel), Huntley, IL  60142
Thursdays 2:00pm
Community Resource Center, 620 Dakota St., Crystal Lake, IL  60012

For more information about Recovery International, please call Rose at: (847) 961-6295.

Please check our Website and Facebook page for updates and more details on groups and educational classes being offered by our affiliate.

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5 thoughts on “Support Groups

  • July 6, 2016 at 9:53 am

    My husband suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage and stroke last year. I am looking for some sort of group with people that are caregivers of similar situations for support.

    I am hoping you may be able to direct me in the right direction

  • January 6, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Stroke Support and Education Group – Meets the third Tuesday of the month from 2-3 pm at Good Shepherd Hospital. Survivors and families are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

  • January 27, 2017 at 10:16 am

    I am looking for an anger managment class in or around crystal lake, are there any that are free or non expensive in our area?

  • August 20, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    I am looking for mother and 20 year son relationship improvement and challenges support group

  • January 3, 2018 at 7:07 pm

    I suffer from Schiphorenia. I have been on proper medication for years. I recently moved to Huntley Il from Melrose Park where I worked as a Peer aid for over ten years at Leyden family Service. I am looking for a similar facility in or around Huntley for a psychiatrist to manage my medication and look for a support group when needed.. because of the move Leyden has given me a three month supply of my medication until I get situated in Huntley here with the proper facility

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