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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June 2017

Opiate Summit

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Folkert Community Hub, 640 Seminole Road
Muskegon, MI 49441 United States
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FREE

Please join us for a free event to discuss the opiate crisis happening in Muskegon County. We will hear from Dr. Cara Poland from Spectrum Health, Dr. Bruce Baker-Cherry Street Health, and The Red Project. Light refreshments will be served. This event is being sponsored by HealthWest, Lakeshore Regional Entity and the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon. 3 hrs MCBAP Social Work credits pending SPACE IS LIMITED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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July 2017

QPR-Suicide Intervention Training-LUNCH & LEARN

July 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
Hackley Administration Building, 349 W Webster Avenue
Muskegon, MI 49442 United States
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There is hope for preventing suicide.  Let's all participate and learn. In just over a year and a half nearly 2,000 people in Muskegon County have been trained in how to help someone who is considering taking their own life. Communities that know QPR skills have fewer suicides.  Become a certified QPR Gatekeeper!  QPR is evidence based and helps! Register by clicking here: https://qpr713.eventbrite.com When confronted by a suicidal person we can get confused, upset, and concerned about what to do. …

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August 2017

QPR-Suicide Prevention Skills Training

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49442 United States
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Communities that know QPR skills have fewer suicides.  This class is your opportunity to become skilled in how to prevent a suicide. Depression impacts millions.  Sometimes those struggles can become life threatening.  Still, the overwhelming majority of people who express suicidal ideas do not actually want to die. PLEASE REGISTER BY CLICKING HERE: https://qpr810.eventbrite.com When confronted by a suicidal person we can get confused, upset, and concerned about what to do.  The steps are fairly simple and this class will…

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QPR-Suicide Intervention Skills-Lunch & Learn

August 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
HealthWest, 376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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Suicide prevention is something that we can all learn to do.  Yes, it can be uncomfortable and difficult but we are all capable of saving a life. Thank you Muskegon County for your overwhelming response to QPR training.  2,000 people have been in trained in just 20 months! Communities that know QPR skills have fewer suicides.  Become a certified QPR Gatekeeper!  QPR is evidence based and helps! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER: https://qpr830.eventbrite.com When confronted by a suicidal person we can…

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