Educational Services

Public Health Muskegon County's Health Education Department provides a variety of programs and services for the community. For more information or to schedule a program at your facility call 231-724-6350 or email Health Education.

Alcohol Retailer & Vendor Education

Education and information on reducing the incidence of alcohol sales to minors and overconsumption by adults. Includes responsible beverage service TiPS© certification and retailer policy development technical assistance; no charge; call to schedule a class for your beverage service. 

Infant Safe Sleep

Education and information to reduce sleep - related infant deaths. Call to schedule a presentation or for information about resources in the community. 

Lead Exposure Outreach & Education

Information to prevent and reduce exposure to lead tailored for families of children with elevated lead levels and at risk pregnancies.

Mental Health First Aid©

Community-wide training opportunities for Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid in partnership with HealthWest. Available in English and Spanish.

Nurturing Fathers©

The Nurturing Fathers© Program is an evidence-based, 13-week course designed to teach parenting and nurturing skills to men. Each 2 ½-hour class provides proven, effective skills for healthy family relationships and child development. Available in English and Spanish.

Oral Health

Resources for dental services for those with Medicaid or no dental insurance. Information and educational materials is available for families and individuals.

Parent Café© Facilitation

Facilitation of the Strengthening Families© evidenced-based Parent Café© model. Focused on helping parents engage and build protective factors at home. Available in English and Spanish.

Perinatal Substance Abuse Prevention Education

Preventing substance exposed pregnancies through provider education and targeted interventions with high risk groups and service provider coordination. Presentations available upon request.

Prescription & Emerging Drug Use Prevention

Preventing drug abuse through parent education, community and school collaboration, and access reduction.

Prime for Life©

An education program that uses a nonjudgmental approach to help people reduce their risk for alcohol and drug problems throughout their life. Call 231-724-6350 to schedule classes.

Question, Persuade & Refer (QPR©)

Training that helps people recognize warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade and refer someone to help.

SCRIPT© Tobacco

An award-winning, evidence-based program shown to be effective in helping pregnant women quit smoking.

Smoke Free Workplace Tobacco & Clean Indoor

Air Regulation Technical Assistance Best practices information for workplaces dealing with the implementation and enforcement of Michigan’s workplace smoking ban regulations.

Tobacco Vendor Education

Educational information and technical assistance for tobacco retailers on reducing the incidence of tobacco sales and alternative access to youth.