Mental Health Resources
This website was developed by the district mental health team with the goal of providing information, content, and resources to families within the community of Lowell. This is not an exhaustive list and the school teams are available to provide further support and clarification as needed.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255) or Text 988
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if my child needs mental health support?
If your child's mood or behavior is having a significant or chronic affect on their daily functioning (i.e. at home, at school, in relationships), it may be time to seek help. These behaviors and changes may include:
Change in sleep patterns
Lack of interest in usual activities
School avoidance/change in academic performance
Change in personal hygiene
Drastic changes in mood, behavior and/or personality
Changes in weight
How do I get support for my child?
-You can start by reaching out to your family doctor. Family doctors can provide helpful input and offer referrals for follow up care if necessary.
-A lot of mental health supports are driven by your insurance coverage/provider. If you do not have insurance, you can start with Network 180 for Kent County or The Right Door for Ionia County and they will help guide the next steps:
-If you do have insurance coverage, you can reach out to specific mental health providers or follow the Psychology Today link below to find a counselor that works for you: Your school mental health team can also provide support to find outside resources.
Arbor Circle - Counseling services, early childhood services, and resources for homeless youth.
Bethany Christian Services - Individual and family counseling, pregnancy resources.
Catholic Charities of West Michigan - Individual and family counseling, substance use treatment, pregnancy resources.
D.A. Blodgett - St. John's - Individual and family counseling, in-home counseling services.
Family Outreach Center -Individual counseling and in-home counseling services.
Four Health Family Resource Center of Saranac - Individual and family counseling services
Joe Martino Counseling - Individual, family, and group counseling.
Leonard Street Counseling Center - Individual and group therapy services.
YWCA of West Michigan - domestic abuse support/counseling, sexual abuse counseling
Alpha Care Resources - Parenting and pregnancy resources to provide support within the Lowell Community
Cherry Health - High-quality health care to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay
Planned Parenthood - Nonprofit delivering vital health care
Catholic Charities of West Michigan - Individual and family counseling, substance use Treatment, pregnancy resources
Bethany Christian Services - Individual and family counseling, pregnancy resources
grief and loss
Gilda's Club Lowell - free cancer support community of children, family, and friends. Offers education and support for those on any kind of cancer journey.
616-453-8300 314 S Hudson St, Lowell, MI 49331
Ele's Place - free healing center for grieving children, teens, young adults, and their families.
616-301-1605 2000 Michigan St NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Grief by Developmental Stages- understanding, behaviors, and needs by age.
What's Your Grief- articles, websites, and resources for all ages.
Children's Books on Grief and Loss- 25 books to foster conversation and healing.