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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November 2018

Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Training

November 20 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and toxic stress have a direct impact on an individual's health and wellbeing. In fact, people who have experienced 6 or more ACEs before the age of 18 are estimated to live 20 years less than those who have experienced 1 or no ACEs. As an ACE score increase, so does the risk of disease, social and emotional problems. Learn more about ACEs as well as tips and tools for building resilience and supporting those who have experienced trauma or toxic stress. This is…

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December 2018

Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Training

December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and toxic stress have a direct impact on an individual's health and wellbeing. In fact, people who have experienced 6 or more ACEs before the age of 18 are estimated to live 20 years less than those who have experienced 1 or no ACEs. As an ACE score increase, so does the risk of disease, social and emotional problems. Learn more about ACEs as well as tips and tools for building resilience and supporting those who have experienced trauma or toxic stress. This is…

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QPR-Suicide Prevention Skills-Lunch Time Learning

December 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
HealthWest, 376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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There is hope for preventing suicide. Let's all participate and learn. In just over a year and a half, more than 2,350 people in Muskegon County have been trained in how to help someone who is considering taking their own life. Communities that know QPR skills have fewer suicides. Become a certified QPR Gatekeeper! When confronted by a suicidal person we can get confused, upset, and concerned about what to do. The steps are fairly simple and this class will…

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MYalliance System of Care Orientation

December 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E Apple Ave
Muskegon, 49442 United States
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Muskegon County youth serving agencies are working together to redesign the systems that serve youth with complex needs. A $4 million federal “Systems of Care” grant is providing funds to fill the gaps in the systems that serve youth with behavioral health concerns and their families. Collaboratively, MYalliance System of Care will restructure Muskegon County’s youth serving systems to better serve youth with or at risk for mental health challenges. The system’s redesign will be youth guided and family driven,…

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