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


Join the HealthWest Team!


HealthWest is always looking for stellar team members to join the HealthWest Family.  We employ over 300 people in a variety of fields and positions.  Because we are a department of Muskegon County, all job postings are listed through the County’s human resources website. Check this site regularly as new positions are posted weekly.






A few of the perks of working at HealthWest include:

  • Competitive Pay and Benefits
  • Low cost, high-quality Insurance plans
  • Contributions to Retirement plans
  •  38 paid days off annually
  • A Culture of Wellness and Diversity
  •  Value of development
  • Emphasis on Team Building
  • Opportunity for free continuing Education Credits


Available positions include:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician’s Assistants
  • Licensed Clinicians
  • Clinical Supervisors
  • Peer Support & Recovery Coaches
  • Nurses
  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Licensed Counselors/Therapists
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts
  • Supports Coordinator Assistants
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Office Administration
  • And more!


Fill out a job interest card:

  • Visit the County’s job listings: Click here
  • Click the upper right hand corner, where it says “Sign In” and then create an account.
  • Once logged in, click the menu button in the upper left hand corner of the page and click “job interest cards”. There are a wide variety of Interest Categories.  You may check as many as you like!  You will receive an e-mail whenever there is a job opportunity in your area of interest!


Intern at HealthWest:


There are so many reasons to live, work and play in Muskegon. Some unique things that make Muskegon special include:

  • Huge offering of arts and culture on the Lakeshore, including museums, lighthouses, symphonies, theaters, and colleges.
  • Myriad of children’s activities including indoor/outdoor sports facilities, a Winter Sports Complex with luge, Michigan’s Adventure amusement park, drive-in movies, and more.
  • Impressive selection of locally-owned restaurants and fresh food, including Michigan’s 2nd largest farmer’s market, bakeries, breweries, and more.
  • Affordable and unique places to live including lofts, waterfront mansions, cottages, condos, Victorian houses, and more.
  • Outdoor recreation including 27 miles of Lake Michigan beach, 400 miles of rivers, 27 inland lakes, three large lakes channeling into Lake Michigan, bike travels, golf courses, and much more.
  • Click here to view Muskegon’s Livability Profile.
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