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


About Us

Board Members:

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


2020 Board of Directors Calendar

For agendas and minutes please click on the applicable dates below
Recipient Rights Committee
(even months only)
Finance CommitteeFull Board
January **CXLD - lack of quorum24
March**20 - CXLD27 - via Zoom
April10 - CXLD17 via Zoom***
Join Via Zoom
Join via Zoom

Or by phone:
29*via Zoom

*     Due to the Holiday

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

*** The Annual Report Out is postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

For a printable 2020 BOD Calendar click here.

Prior Year Board of Directors Agendas, Minutes and Attachments

2019 Board of Directors Minutes

2018 Board of Directors Minutes

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