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. 28 May

    Mask Up Muskegon campaign working to get masks to Muskegon County residents in need, promote COVID-19 safety

    Multiple community organizations are teaming up to get masks to Muskegon County residents in need and emphasize the continued need for residents to take protective measures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.   The Mask Up Muskegon campaign, organized by the Community Health Innovation Region, Public Health – Muskegon County, and HealthWest, is working…

  2. 11 May

    HealthWest to hold virtual finance committee meeting May 15

    The HealthWest finance committee will be meeting at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 15, via Zoom. This meeting is open to the public.   To join, visit: Or call 929-205-6099 and enter meeting ID 932 7326 5522 when prompted.   Additional board information, including agendas, minutes, and schedules can be found here:

  3. 07 May

    HealthWest nurses begin testing for COVID-19 in congregate living facilities

    Muskegon County’s congregate living facilities have received a boost in their fight against COVID-19 thanks to a unique partnership between HealthWest, Public Health – Muskegon County, and Mercy Health.   HealthWest’s specially-trained nursing staff has begun testing for COVID-19 in the county’s congregate living facilities, including adult foster care homes, group homes, and room and…