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.


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 Aug

    Muskegon County’s largest health resource fair returning for its 10th anniversary in 2021

    MUSKEGON — Health, Wellness & Recovery Picnic (HWR), Muskegon County’s largest health resource fair, will be returning to Hackley Park in downtown Muskegon to celebrate its 10th anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 19.   HWR 2021 is organized by HealthWest and will give residents access to more than 75 local health and human service providers.  …

  2. 11 Aug

    Public invited to participate in August HealthWest board meetings

    The public is invited to virtually participate in August’s HealthWest board meetings. August’s meeting schedule: Friday, Aug. 13: Program/Personnel/Recipient Rights Committees Friday, Aug. 20: Finance Committee Friday, Aug. 27: Full Board   All meetings begin at 8 a.m. Full meeting schedules, Zoom meeting links and agendas can be found by clicking here.

  3. 06 Jul

    HealthWest to host virtual Program/Personnel Committee meeting on Friday, July 9

    HealthWest to host virtual Program/Personnel Committee meeting on Friday, July 9 HealthWest will be hosting a virtual Program/Personnel Committee meeting at 8 a.m. Friday, July 9. The Board of Directors will be in person and public can join virtually.   To attend, visit Or call (312) 626-6799, meeting ID 92718779426#   You can view…