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


Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

An evidence-based comprehensive treatment approach that provides a set of intensive clinical, medical and psychosocial services by a mobile multidisciplinary team in the community. ACT staff believe that people with a mental illness have the right to live independently in the community and need to be the leader of their recovery process.



  • Over 90% of ACT contacts are in the community.
  • All services are tailored through the person-centered planning process utilizing people’s strengths with a focus on recovery.
  • We promote wellness and build on resiliency through psycho-education, identification of warning signs, development of coping skills, medication management and participation in social/recreational groups.



Services ACT Provides:


  • Behavioral Support Services
  • Community Integration Services
  • Crisis Intervention Services
  • Crisis planning
  • 27/7 Telephone Coaching Access
  • Daily Living Support Activities
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Nursing Services
  • Peer Support Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Social Recreational Groups
  • Medication Assistance and Monitoring



ACT supports adults over the age of 18 with a diagnosable mental illness that impairs their ability to function in all major role areas (ie. work, social, self-care) and who have had multiple hospital visits within a short period of time with little to no success in finding stability in their life.