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.

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.

HealthWest News

  1. 14 Oct

    HealthWest to launch teen addiction recovery program in Muskegon County

    MUSKEGON, MI – A new addiction recovery program will help Muskegon County teens battling self-destructive behaviors such as smoking, drinking, fighting, and drug use develop skills to overcome these behaviors and live a healthy life. HealthWest, Muskegon County’s Community Mental Health Services Program, is launching SMART Recovery for Teens, which will help youth 13 and…

  2. 27 Sep

    ACTION ALERT: URGE the Governor to VETO FY20 Section 298 Language and Demand a Rewrite

    This afternoon both the House and Senate adopted the conference committee report for SB 139, the FY20 budget bill for the MI Department of Health & Human Services.  The chambers also assigned immediate effect to the bill.  Next, the bill will be enrolled for presentation to the Governor for her review and action before the…

  3. 29 Jul

    LRE responds to MDHHS “Lakeshore Regional Entity Contract Termination FAQs”

    Information distributed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services regarding its proposal to terminate its contract with the Lakeshore Regional Entity (LRE) is one-sided and is unsupported by the LRE’s own data. A review of LRE data failed to support claims MDHHS made backing its proposal to cancel the LRE’s contract and highlights…