We Recommend These Recovery Resources for Additional Support

At Connect to Recovery, we are always looking for more ways to help the recovery community. One of the ways we do this is by providing access to other recovery resources in our region.

The list below features organizations we would recommend to anyone looking for additional help with their recovery. All these resources are local and easily accessible if you live in or near McHenry County, IL.

If you need assistance connecting with any of these organizations, please do not hesitate to call us. Our volunteers would be happy to get you wherever you need to go. All you need to do is ask.


Live4Lali is a community resource center in Arlington Heights, IL. They believe in educating, supporting, and advocating for the recovery community in our region. They do this through recovery programs, educational programs, mental health consultations, and more.

Website: live4lali.org

Phone: 844-584-5254.

McHenry County Mental Health Board

This special unit of the local government supports many mental health organizations throughout our region. We would highly recommend reaching out to them if you are looking for assistance with your mental health.

Website: mchenrycountyil.gov/county-government/departments-j-z/mental-health-board

Phone: 815-455-2828.

McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition

This strategic alliance exists to change attitudes about substance abuse in our community. The coalition consists of community members from all walks of life. They provide education and recovery resources to those who need them most.

Website: mchenrycountyil.gov/county-government/regional-office-of-education/services/substance-abuse-coalition

New Directions Addiction Recovery Services

Our parent organization supports the process of recovery in our region through many different services. All these services operate based on the same four principles: accessibility, sustainability, community support, and consistency of message. No matter where you’re at on your recovery journey, they likely have a service that can help you.

Website: ndars.org

Phone: 779-220-0336

New Directions Sober Living

New Directions Sober Living provides structured sober living housing to people in recovery. They have multiple homes located throughout Crystal Lake, IL. These homes offer fellowship, structure, accountability, and access to recovery resources for people looking to get their lives back on track.

Website: newdirectionssoberliving.org

Phone: 779-220-0336

The Other Side

The Other Side is a sober bar in Crystal Lake, IL. It is a place for people in recovery to socialize, have fun, and relax in a safe, substance-free environment. They also host a variety of events to unite the recovery community, including live music, comedy, and open mic nights.

Website: www.the-other-side.org

Phone: 779-220-0336

Didn’t see the recovery resource you were looking for here? Give us a call at 847-512-8052, and we’ll help you find it!