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


Youth Home-Based and Family-Based Services offer supportive, recovery-based treatment to children and their families. This interdisciplinary approach provides treatment based on individual needs and goals. Children and families work together to build strong relationships crucial to successful growth and recovery.



Services may include:


  • Supports Coordination
  • Psychiatric Assessment
  • Medication Reviews
  • Group Therapy
  • Skill Building
  • Health Care Services
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parent Support Services



Treatment is based on a partnership between the child, family, and treatment team. Most services are provided in the home, community, or school to help nurture natural supports and to bridge community resources.



Services are:


  • Attachment Based
  • Centered in Psychoeducation
  • Trauma Informed
  • Grounded in Skill Acquisition
  • Home, School, and Community focused



The Youth Community Based Team serves children 6-18 years of age who have a primary diagnosis of a serious emotional impairment and who have Medicaid or MI Child.


Youth Family Based Contacts:

Tammy Walker  (231) 670-2085

Patrick Kiely (231) 557-9646

Ann Judson (231) 672-0773


Youth Home Based Contacts:

Mathew Diep (231) 670-5635

Rhonda Emory (231) 286-2080