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. 24 Jun

    Notice of July 19 and Aug. 16 public hearings

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS   COUNTY OF MUSKEGON BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS July 19, 2022 and August 16, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.   The Muskegon County Board of Commissioners will hold two special board meetings.  The first meeting will be held on July 19 and the second will be held on August 16,…

  2. 17 Jun

    HealthWest to host public hearing on June 24

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING AND PUBLIC HEARING COUNTY OF MUSKEGONBOARD OF COMMISSIONERS June 24, 2022 at 8:30 a.m. The Muskegon County Board of Commissioners will hold a special board meeting on June 24, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. in the boardroom at the HealthWest Mental Health Center, 376 East Apple Avenue, Muskegon, MI 49442. The purpose…

  3. 01 Jun

    HealthWest to hold public hearing on authority status

    HealthWest will be hosting the first of three public hearings on Wednesday, June 15, regarding its potential transition to a behavioral health authority.   The hearing will be held at noon in the boardrooms at the HealthWest Mental Health Center, 376 E. Apple Ave. The public is invited to attend.   Anyone with questions or…