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. 21 Oct

    HealthWest continues commitment to safety and care despite COVID-19

    The number of COVID-19 infections is on the rise in Muskegon County.   HealthWest is continuously monitoring this infection data and is using this information to implement policies and procedures to keep those we serve, our employees, and the Muskegon County community safe.   As the infection rates change, so will the way we provide…

  2. 20 Oct

    HealthWest to host virtual full board meeting Friday, Oct. 23

    HealthWest will be hosting a virtual full board meeting beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23. The public is welcome to attend.   To join the meeting, visit:   Or call: (312) 626-6799 and enter 99522450173    

  3. 13 Oct

    HealthWest to host virtual finance committee meeting Friday, Oct. 16

    Join HealthWest at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, for a virtual finance committee meeting. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. and is open to the public.   Join via Zoom: To Join via Phone Audio Dial: (929) 205-6099, 962 6777 5360