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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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.

Want to know more?


    Learn more about eligibility criteria for our services and how to refer yourself or someone else to our agency.

  • Success Stories + Outcomes

    Recovery is possible. Read personal accounts of growth, success and hope.


    Free certification in Mental Health First Aid to help you effectively respond to a mental health crisis.

HealthWest News

  1. 07 Feb

    Proposed Bus Service Changes Would Affect Those Served At HealthWest

    Proposed changes to the Muskegon Area Transit System would change bus service to multiple HealthWest facilities. MATS is proposing to eliminate Route 20-Apple 1 and Route 45-Peck Sanford in an effort to cut costs. Both routes provide service to the Mental Health Center and South Campus facilities. Route 45 provides service to Club Interactions. Those…

  2. 30 Jan

    HealthWest Closed Tomorrow, January 31, Due To Weather!

    ***ATTENTION *** All HealthWest services including Clubhouse, the Integrated Health Clinic, and Pharmacy will remain closed tomorrow, January 31, due to weather.  We encourage everyone to stay warm.  Please know that we are working to reschedule appointments as soon as possible. If you need to make emergency contact with your HealthWest worker, please call 231-724-1111….

  3. 21 Sep

    HealthWest Selected as one of Michigan’s First Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics

    Senator Debbie Stabenow today announced that four Michigan community mental health centers have been selected as the state’s first-ever Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics. The four clinics are Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Easter Seals Michigan Inc. in Auburn Hills, West Michigan Community Mental Health System in Ludington and Muskegon HealthWest. Each…