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.

MISSION

To be a leader in integrated health care, inspiring hope and wellness in partnership with individuals, families, and the community.

VISION

Building a healthier, more informed, and inclusive community through innovation and collaboration.

Want to know more?

  • ELIGIBILITY + REFERRAL

    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.

  • MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

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

HealthWest News

  1. 01 Apr

    Join HealthWest for our Annual Public Meeting

    Join us Friday, April 26, to learn about HealthWest’s accomplishments in 2018 and what we’re doing to overcome challenges moving forward. Tours will be available for those interested in seeing our facility.   WHEN: 8:30-10 a.m. Friday, April 26 WHERE: Mental Health Center, 376 E. Apple Ave.   Click here to download our Annual Meeting…

  2. 29 Mar

    Mental Health Funding Gaps Foreshadow Crises in Michigan

    The summary report predicts homelessness, poverty, increased incarceration and deaths   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 29, 2019 The Community Mental Health Association of Michigan (CMHAM) today released a new analysis, “Systemic Underfunding of Michigan’s Public Mental Health System,” which studies the longstanding underfunding of Michigan’s public mental healthcare system. The study cites a $150 million…

  3. 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…