Suicide Prevention

If there is an immediate fear of death or injury, please call 911. Any suicidal thought is a risk. HealthWest's crisis line is (231)-722-HELP.  Please call:

Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

(800) 273-TALK (8255)

HealthWest crisis helpline:

231) 722-HELP (4357)

More Information


HealthWest has a growing Youth Services department. We believe in the power of wellness and know that parents and children are experts in their own care. We offer services through a variety of approaches and strategies in partnership with youth and families. Children/youth ages 0-26 with a serious emotional disturbance and/or developmental disability and who have Medicaid or MI Child may qualify for services. In addition to the services detailed on this page, Youth Services offers Therapy, Parent Support Services, Respite, and Community Living Support services.



Contact: Department Manager Rhonda Emery, LMSW at (231) 724-3611 or