Mental Health Services
Take Care of Your Mind (and Your Life) with Mental Health Services
When you're directing your own path, it's more important than ever to have a strong emotional foundation. If you're struggling with an issue that's affecting your quality of life, why not get it checked out? Talking to a doctor whose guidance can help you overcome the problem could change your future-for the better.
Whether you want to talk to someone about:
• alcohol or drug dependency
• eating disorders
• sexual abuse
• self esteem
• suicidal thoughts
• other painful issues
There are professionals who can help. Mental health care providers (social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists) are dedicated to helping people overcome the effects of life issues and disorders like these.
Find the Help You Need-With or Without Insurance Coverage
Many agencies offer services free of charge or on a sliding fee scale, based on what you can afford. Find an office that offers the kind of support you need. Call right away. Ask questions to help you understand how it works, then get your appointment scheduled. You're on your way to finding a happier, healthier you.
If you have commercial (private) insurance:
Contact your insurance provider for a list of mental health professionals in your network and the coverage included in your plan. The insurance phone number is listed on the back of your insurance card.
If you have Medicaid or no insurance and you are a resident of Kent County:
Network 180: Kent County Community Mental Health
790 Fuller Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
24 Hour Help-Line: 616.336.3535 or 1.800.749.7720
Services: Referrals and crisis services for outpatient therapy, inpatient therapy, substance abuse or use therapy and suicide assistance. Call for assistance in connecting with counseling resources.
Acceptance guidelines: Kent County residents of all ages. Accepts Medicaid, uninsured and under insured.
1115 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Services: Comprehensive counseling, addiction and support services for children, adults and families.
Acceptance guidelines: Many services free of charge, sliding fee scale and insurances accepted.
Family Outreach Center
1939 S Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Services: Comprehensive counseling, training, educational and employment assistance programs
Life Guidance Services
3351 Claystone St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Services: Counseling, group therapy, intensive outpatient therapy, medication-assisted treatment, employee assistance services, and wellness and prevention programs, Spanish- and English-speaking services available. Partner with Network 180.
If you have Medicaid or no insurance and you do not live in Kent County:
Contact your county mental health department for instructions on referral process.
Helpful Web Links
Finding the right match in a counselor is essential to a good relationship and successful treatment. You've got to feel comfortable talking and confiding in the person you choose.
A guide to finding the right mental health provider for you.