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. 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…

  2. 26 Jun

    Separating Families-A Statement From HealthWest

    A STATEMENT FROM HEALTHWEST: “A parent and family’s impact on a child is never greater than during the early years of life. The body of evidence surrounding childhood trauma and its negative impact on short and long term health and wellbeing is overwhelming. Perhaps you have seen our recent posts on Adverse Childhood Experiences, trauma…

  3. 26 Mar

    HealthWest and West Michigan CMH Named as Pilot Site for the State’s Section 298 Initiative

    Financial integration with the Medicaid Health Plans slated to begin October 1, 2018   The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recently announced the three pilot sites selected for the state’s 298 Initiative, or Medicaid Health Plan Pilot. HealthWest (Muskegon County’s Behavioral Wellness Connection) and West Michigan Community Mental Health (West Michigan CMH)…