WMCMH is open for those in need of care. Community mental health is considered an essential service under Governor Whitmer’s stay-at-home executive order. We have a duty to provide high-quality essential behavioral health care services to our community. We will continue to provide essential services while ensuring the health and safety of our staff and consumers.
Coronavirus Outbreak Response
Call before visiting West Michigan CMH:
Ludington Office: 231-845-6294
Hart Office: 231-873-2108
Baldwin Office: 231-745-4659
24-Hour Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-800-992-2061
West Michigan Community Mental Health is open for those in need of care. We are dedicated to providing essential mental health and substance use services to Mason, Lake and Oceana counties.
However, during the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the delivery of services will change as we work to limit personal contact to help prevent any further spread. We are continually assessing and monitoring COVID-19 and will make changes to our services as appropriate. Please continue to check our webpage for updates or follow our Facebook page.
COVID-19 Emotional Support Line: 1-855-539-6268
If you are having a hard time coping or adapting due to COVID-19, you can receive free emotional support through the West Michigan CMH COVID-19 Emotional Support Line. The support line is staffed by trained mental health professionals in Mason, Lake and Oceana counties.
This service is free and open to anyone in the community. You do not need to be a client of WMCMH to use this service. If you need someone to talk to, we are here to listen. Call 1-855-539-6268 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you call after hours, please leave your name and contact number where you can be reached.
This hotline is for emotional support only. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call our 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-992-2061.
Current WMCMH Response
West Michigan Community Mental Health is open to provide essential services.
- Face-to-face appointments are not being offered. All therapy sessions, case management assessments, psych evaluations, etc. will be offered via phone or through a WMCMH approved telehealth video application. The only exceptions to this rule are:
- Certain ACT and Home Based services (will be evaluated per scenario on an as-needed basis)
- Crisis situations that cannot be resolved via phone or video conference.
- Urgent walk-in crisis services.
- All WMCMH gathering sites (Dimensions Unlimited, Progressions, and Integrations) are closed.
- All WMCMH autism centers are closed.
- All group classes (DBT, Dimensions Tobacco Cessation, Simple, Next Step, etc.) have been canceled until further notice.
- Client transportation is limited to only those who need injections at WMCMH offices.
- Onsite Naloxone trainings are canceled until further notice. Click here for information on online Naloxone training and rescue kits.
- The Walk-A-Mile in My Shoes rally scheduled for May 21 in Ludington has been canceled.
If you have a scheduled appointment, we ask that you please call ahead to determine if your needs can be met using virtual technology. If you are seeking assistance with new services, please call 1-800-992-2061. Please do not report to a WMCMH building unless it is an urgent crisis situation.
WMCMH will continue to provide care for those with a mental health crisis. If you or someone you know is in crisis, is suicidal, having trouble coping, or feeling emotionally overwhelmed, please contact our 24-hour mental health crisis stabilization hotline at 1-800-992-2061.
If you are feeling physically ill, please contact your primary care physician.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.michigan.gov/Coronavirus