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. 15 Aug

    Informational Meeting & Community Discussion

    Are you receiving services for a developmental or intellectual disability?  Do you provide services or care to some who may have a developmental or intellectual disability?   There are changes to Federal & State rules that could affect services.  Arc Muskegon is providing opportunities for people to meet and learn about changes and ask questions. …

  2. 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…

  3. 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…