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


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:
  • HealthWest has a variety of training and consultation offerings, contact or visit
  • Resilience Action Team of 1 in 21: contact for more information or to join!
  • Muskegon Area Intermediate School Districts has services and consultants available to assist with trauma informed approaches:
  • Muskegon County Suicide Prevention Coalition: Visit
  • Would you like to be listed here? Contact 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: