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

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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?

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

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    Success Stories + Outcomes

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

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

HealthWest News

  1. 14 Sep

    Job Opportunity At The Lakeshore Regional Entity

    The LRE is currently seeking an Integrated Health Care Specialist to ensure excellent coordination between the member CMHSPs and the Medicaid Health Plans assigned to Region 3 for the provision of Integrated Health Care services. The Integrated Health Care Specialist will be responsible for organizing, facilitating, managing all collaboration meetings as well as all other…

  2. 08 Sep

    Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Walk-TONIGHT Sept. 8th

    During this week, Suicide Awareness Week, we are inviting everyone to join us for our annual Suicide Awareness and Remembrance Walk.  It begins tonight at 5:30pm at the round-about near The Frauenthal Theater.  The walk will feature a few words and then we will walk through the downtown.  The walk will end around 6:30pm with…

  3. 02 Aug

    Transgender 101-A Learning Event

    Dr. Lori and Nicole Bray Return To Muskegon Transgender 101 August 24, 2016 8:30am-12:30pm The Folkert Community Hub 640 Seminole Muskegon, MI 49444   Often there is confusion about what “Transgender” really means. “Transgender 101” will educate you about terminology, disparities that Transgender individuals encounter, recent events in the news, and so much more.  …