Suicide Prevention

If there is an immediate fear of death or injury, please call 911. Any suicidal thought is a risk. HealthWest's crisis line is (231)-722-HELP.  Please call:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

HealthWest crisis helpline:

231) 722-HELP (4357)

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HealthWest has just over 300 employees, including administrative staff, Masters Level Clinicians, nurses, customer service, accounting, finance, IT, bachelor level Supports Coordinators, and more. Because we are a department of Muskegon County, all job postings are listed through the County’s human resources website (CLICK HERE). Check this site regularly as new positions are posted weekly.


We also recruit interns year round.  We’re currently recruiting a Health Communications Intern.

Click here for more information.


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, light houses, symphonies and theaters, and colleges.
  • Myriad of children’s activities including indoor/outdoor sports facilities, a Winter Sports Complex with a 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 a local cheese shop.
  • 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.
  • To learn more about Muskegon visit, or or


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!