Any suicidal thought is a risk. Help is always available. HealthWest's 24/7 crisis line is (231) 722-HELP. Anyone with a mental health concern can also walk into our offices at 376 E. Apple Ave., during business hours for an assessment. If there is an immediate fear of death or injury, please call 911.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line:
Text Home to 741741

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
(888) 628-9454

LGBTQ Youth Hotline
(866) 488-7386

Suicide Hotline for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
(800) 799-4889

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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.

HealthWest News

  1. 23 Mar

    HealthWest to host virtual Full Board meeting on March 27

    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting of the Full Board scheduled for March 27th will be meeting via video conference at or via phone at (929) 205-6099 using the meeting id 193578957#. Board meetings start at 8 a.m. Instructions for joining the meeting can be found here. If you have any questions pertaining…

  2. 20 Mar

    Tell lawmakers to support behavioral health during coronavirus outbreak

    HealthWest annually serves nearly 8,000 Muskegon County residents who have severe mental health issues, developmental disabilities, or substance use disorders. Our staff is working hard to continue providing these necessary services in a safe, efficient manner during this outbreak. However, we need your help. From a lack of adequate personal protection equipment to questions about…

  3. 17 Mar

    HealthWest to continue providing essential behavioral health and substance use services during Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    Call before visiting HealthWest: Call 231-724-1111 24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 231-722-HELP (4357) For Ongoing Updates:     HealthWest is changing the way it operates to continue to safely serve the essential behavioral health and substance use treatment needs of the Muskegon County community during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.   HealthWest will close…