Suicide Prevention

If there is an immediate fear of death or injury, please call 911. Any suicidal thought is a risk. HealthWest's crisis line is (231)-722-HELP.  Please call:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

HealthWest crisis helpline:

231) 722-HELP (4357)

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Muskegon’s Behavioral Wellness Connection

Formerly Muskegon County Community Mental Health

Welcome to HealthWest.

We do so much more than provide mental health care; we also provide services in the areas of developmental disabilities, substance use, physical health, and early intervention and prevention. Over time, we have come to know that caring for the “whole person” is the key to wellness and recovery.


To be a leader in integrated health care, inspiring hope and wellness in partnership with individuals, families, and the community.


Building a healthier, more informed, and inclusive community through innovation and collaboration.

Want to know more?


    Learn more about eligibility criteria for our services and how to refer yourself or someone else to our agency.

  • Success Stories + Outcomes

    Recovery is possible. Read personal accounts of growth, success and hope.


    Free certification in Mental Health First Aid to help you effectively respond to a mental health crisis.

HealthWest News

  1. 26 Mar

    HealthWest and West Michigan CMH Named as Pilot Site for the State’s Section 298 Initiative

    Financial integration with the Medicaid Health Plans slated to begin October 1, 2018   The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently announced the three pilot sites selected for the state’s 298 Initiative, or Medicaid Health Plan Pilot. HealthWest (Muskegon County’s Behavioral Wellness Connection) and West Michigan Community Mental Health (West Michigan CMH)…

  2. 14 Dec

    HealthWest 2017 Annual Report

    HealthWest’s annual report for 2017 is now available.  Please download to see the accomplishments we had in collaboration, service delivery, substance use services, integrated health, wellness and more.   Click here to download the 2017 Annual Report. 

  3. 16 Oct

    Community Conversation; Developmental Disabilities and Federal & State Rule Changes

    There are changes in State and Federal rules that might affect services.  Arc Muskegon along with several organizations that provide services are working to keep you informed about these changes.  These changes can be confusing so our goal is to help clarify these changes.   Please plan on attending one of the two upcoming meetings.  Both will be…