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

Scroll down for more

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. 18 Feb

    HealthWest assisting those receiving mental health and substance use services at Muskegon Family Care

    HealthWest is working to assist individuals affected by the announced closure of Muskegon Family Care by helping connect them to mental health or substance use services in Muskegon County.   Individuals receiving substance use or mental health services from Muskegon Family Care or are a HealthWest client and needs primary care can call 231-720-3200 and…

  2. 29 Jan

    Former Detroit Lions QB Eric Hipple, military social worker April Thompson to present at ReCon Veteran Resilience Conference

      WHAT: ReCon Veteran Resilience Conference WHEN:  8 a.m. (7:30 a.m. registration) – 5 p.m., Thursday, May 28, 2020 WHERE: Frauenthal Center in Downtown Muskegon COST: General Admission – Free; Social Work CEUs – $25 MORE INFO/REGISTRATION:   The ReCon Veteran Resilience Conference will be returning to Downtown Muskegon on Thursday, May 28, for…

  3. 03 Jan

    MDHHS wants to hear from public on the future on Michigan’s behavioral health system

    Several weeks ago, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Director Robert Gordon spoke to legislators about the MDHHS vision for the future of the state’s public behavioral health system. He spoke about the strengths of Michigan’s behavioral health system as well major challenges the system faces and the values that MDHHS wants to…