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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Community Resources

View our Muskegon County Adverse Childhood Experience report here: ACES Muskegon Community Report

 

Thank you to all of those who participated, planned and attended events during January 2017 Resilience Month! Click here for a report on the month’s activities.

Want to learn more or host a training about ACEs and resilience? Contact acesmuskegon@healthwest.net

 

Growing Technical Assistance Hub: (contact us if you have resources to add!)  Soon to be housed on 1 in 21 website.

 

Local community resources for trauma informed care:

  • Good For YOUth’s mission is to identify our community’s needs and provide training opportunities to professionals who serve children and youth: https://www.facebook.com/goodforyouth/
  • HealthWest has a variety of training and consultation offerings, contact customer.services@healthwest.net or visit www.healthwest.net
  • Resilience Action Team of 1 in 21: contact acesmuskegon@healthwest.net for more information or to join!
  • Muskegon Area Intermediate School Districts has services and consultants available to assist with trauma informed approaches: http://www.muskegonisd.org/
  • Muskegon County Suicide Prevention Coalition: Visit http://healthwest.net/community-resources/suicide-prevention-coalition/
  • Would you like to be listed here? Contact acesmuskegon.org and we will add you to our list!

 

If your agency/business is looking to become more trauma informed and resilience-based, we recommend you start here with the State of Michigan’s Toolkit: becoming-trauma-informed-final

 

Highly recommended resources, websites and tools:

 

Trauma Sensitive Schools Resources:

 

Local trainings: there are community experts willing to offer a variety of trainings to meet your needs. Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Trauma, toxic stress and resilience 101
  • Creating trauma sensitive schools
  • Transition to Independence Process
  • Powerpoints and webinars

 

 

Crisis debriefings: