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


Skill Building

Our philosophy is that Skill Building should offer unconditional acceptance that goes beyond the basics- to inspire individuals and help enhance abilities and growth. These programs challenge limitations through positive motivation and determination, allowing for individuals to learn through their abilities by focusing on strengths, providing adventure, exploring and discovery. Skill Building services provides a safe and therapeutic environment that allows individuals to succeed and be a part of something.  Skill building provides individuals with the opportunity to be out in the community, go to paid and volunteer work sites, and build relationships.