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

Community Resources

Brinks Crisis Residential Center offers treatment and support for adults who are having a serious psychiatric crisis but do not require hospitalization. Brinks provides client-driven, recovery-oriented treatment in a comfortable environment. We work with you to develop and achieve individualized goals in order to resolve the crisis and to get you back to your life within the community as soon as possible.



The goal of the program is to assist each resident in attaining a level of stability and independence that will allow them to return to life within the community with as much independence as possible. We are a state licensed, 16-bed residence that was established to provide short-term support and stabilization for adult members of the community who are struggling with a mental health crisis.



Our team members are trained, skilled partners ready to help in your recovery.  We assist you in the development of the goals that will meet your needs.



Services include:


  • 24 hour staffing
  • Access to psychiatric and nursing services
  • Mental and physical health assessments
  • Medications and education about medications
  • Behavioral health services
  • Individual, group, peer and family counseling
  • Community health referrals, transportation and advocacy
  • Semi-private rooms with adjoining bathroom
  • Meals and snacks
  • Laundry service and assistance
  • In-house and community activities
  • Financial advocacy/referral/information
  • Discharge planning



One in five people will experience a mental health crisis this year. Only 43% of people who experience mental health concerns will seek treatment. Early intervention and treatment are very important when you are struggling with a mental health crisis. If you or someone you know needs our services, please contact our Access Center at  (231) 720-3200. You can also be referred for services by your doctor, therapist, supports coordinator or other health professional.