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


Media & Advocacy


At HealthWest, we believe in providing services in an efficient and transparent manner while also educating our community about the importance of behavioral health. If you are a member of the media and are working on a story about HealthWest, mental health, substance use, developmental disabilities, or any other behavioral health topic, please contact a member our Community Relations department for assistance.

Cece Riley
Communications & Training Manager

Gary Ridley
Communications & Social Marketing Coordinator


FOIA – Freedom of Information Act

You can review Muskegon County’s FOIA policy here