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)


Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio
(888) 628-9454

LGBTQ Youth Hotline
(866) 488-7386


Suicide Hotline for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
(800) 799-4889


About Us

Board Members:

  • Janet Thomas, Chair
  • Cheryl Natte, Vice Chair
  • I. John Snider, II, Treasurer
  • Jeff Fortenbacher, Secretary
  • Jason Coleman
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Janice Hilleary
  • Marcia Hovey-Wright
  • Charles Nash
  • John Schrier
  • F. Remington Sprague, MD
  • Stephanie Umlor

2019 HealthWest Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Board Calendar

For agendas and minutes please click on the applicable dates below
Recipient Rights Committee
(even months only)
Finance CommitteeFull Board
January 11th - Appeals CommitteeCXLD - lack of quorum25th
March**CXLD - lack of quorum22nd
August9th16th8:30 a.m. start

*     Annual/Nominating Committee will take place.  Annual Meeting set to start at 8:30 a.m.

**   Program/Personnel and Recipient Rights Meetings Take Place During Even Numbered Months Only.

Prior Year Board of Directors Agendas, Minutes and Attachments

For 2018 Board of Directors Minutes and Agendas select the link below:

2018 Board of Directors Minutes

For Board Minutes from prior to 2018, contact HealthWest Administration at 231-724-1111.