Psychological First Aid

Responding to Traumatic Events Across
Muskegon County

HealthWest and our community partners have developed a Psychological First Aid (PFA) network that responds to traumatic events in our county. PFA aims to reduce stress symptoms and assist in a healthy recovery following a traumatic event, natural disaster, public health emergency, or personal crisis. Early intervention can prevent more serious mental health problems and people can recover from a traumatic event with support.

For assistance, please call 231-724-3600 or our warmline after hours: 231-722-HELP (4357). Click here to download our PFA flyer.


Traumatic events happen, and our PFA Network is here to assist. The PFA team is available to respond to any traumatic situation, including suicide, homicide, unexpected death, accidents, personal crisis, workplace violence, and threats of violence.


The HealthWest PFA Network will respond to the traumatic incident and work with anyone who is affected, including family, friends, classmates, and coworkers. PFA supports safety, calmness, self-empowerment, connectedness, and hope.

A young doctor comforting a young African American girl

Contact us for assistance: 231-724-3600 or our warmline after hours at
231-722-HELP (4357).