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


HealthWest to continue virtual board meetings through April

HealthWest will continue its virtual board meetings through April. All board meetings begin at 8 a.m. The public is welcome to attend. Below is the schedule and participation info for each meeting:


April 16, 2021 – Program/Personnel/Rights

Call: (312) 626-6799, enter meeting ID 92718779426#


April 23, 2021 – Finance Committee

Call: (312) 626-6799, enter meeting ID 98701703819#


April 30, 2021 – Full Board Meeting/Annual Meeting

Call: (301) 715-8592, enter meeting ID 91963645230#


Full agendas and minutes can be found at