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

HealthWest offers assistance for adults and youth seeking help recovering from addictive behavior.


SMART Recovery is the leading SELF-EMPOWERING addiction recovery support group. Our participants learn tools for recovery based on the latest scientific research. It’s an abstinence-based, self-help support group (NOT a 12-step program) for both men and women based on concepts of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy.


We can help people recover from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors including:

  • Alcoholism
  • Drug abuse or addiction
  • Substance abuse
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Gambling addiction
  • Addiction to any other substances and activities


The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program offers tools and techniques for:

  • Point 1: Enhancing and Maintaining Motivation
  • Point 2: Coping with Urges
  • Point 3: Managing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors
  • Point 4: Living a balanced life


ADULT GROUPS MEET Mon, Wed, & Fri at 2 p.m. at HealthWest (376 E. Apple Ave).

The YOUTH GROUP MEETS  4:30-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday beginning Oct. 22, 2019, on the third floor of the HealthWest Transition Age Services facility at 131 E. Apple Ave. near Pine Street in Muskegon.

This group is free and open to ANY community member seeking help.

For more information contact: Lauren Bodine (724-3636) or Patty Mapes (724-4884)

Download the Adult Smart Recovery Flyer

Download the Youth Smart Recovery Flyer