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.

MISSION

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

VISION

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

Want to know more?

  • ELIGIBILITY + REFERRAL

    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.

  • MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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

HealthWest News

  1. 16 May

    ACTION ALERT: Please Make Sensible Changes to Section 298 Language in the FY18 DHHS Budget

    REQUEST FOR URGENT ACTION: Please contact your House and Senate members urging them to make sensible changes to the final 298 boilerplate language.  Timing is critical, we have roughly three weeks to put pressure on lawmakers as they finalize the FY18 budget. We are asking that you reach out to your lawmakers between now and…

  2. 21 Apr

    ACTION: Please Support Key Concepts Contained in the House DHHS Budget language

    As you know, this week the House DHHS subcommittees released their FY18 budget recommendations. While the House language calls for 1 statewide behavioral health entity their language does contain many of the 298 workgroup key concepts such as: maintaining a publicly managed system, reinvesting savings into services, on the ground integration, and uniformity. Please keep…

  3. 21 Apr

    ACTION: Please Remove Section 234 from the Senate DHHS Budget

    As you know, this week the Senate DHHS subcommittees released their FY18 budget recommendations. While this is the first step of the process, we have significant concerns with the Senate’s recommendation contained in a new boilerplate section 234, which calls for the privatization of the entire system by transferring the full Medicaid behavioral health and…