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


Families In Action

Families In Action is a free and confidential educational series for family members of adults with a mental illness. This group is facilitated by family members, mental health professionals and individuals living with mental illness. Research has shown that families who are educated about mental illness and how to cope with it have a positive impact on the recovery processes of their family members.



You will learn:


  • How to deal with grief
  • An overview of the mental health system
  • How to help my family move toward recovery
  • How to recognize signs of mental illness
  • How to be an effective member of a treatment team
  • How to manage family stress
  • How to help my family communicate more effectively



This is a weekly, 12 week series that is offered twice per year. To learn more contact