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


Lakeshore Regional Entity to Hold Public Budget Hearing

The Lakeshore Regional Entity Board of Directors will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2017-2018 operating budget for the Agency. The Hearing will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2017 at 9:30 A.M. at the Lakeshore Regional Entity office building, 5000 Hakes Dr., Norton Shores, MI 49441 in Suite 250.


The proposed budget will be available at the Lakeshore Regional Entity offices beginning September 5, 2017 during regular business hours for public inspection.  It will also be available on the Lakeshore Regional Entity website (  Any person wishing to make comments on the proposed budget may appear at the aforementioned meeting to be heard by the Lakeshore Regional Entity Board of Directors.


Upon completion of the public hearing, the Lakeshore Regional Entity Board of directions will consider the proposed 2017-2018 operating budget, including any changes thereto, prior to making formal approval at the Board of Directors meeting on September 21, 2017 at 1:00 P.M.