Informational And Inspirational Text Messages
211 Maryland offers residents a number of ways to get connected to essential health and human resources. In addition to calling 2-1-1, and chatting with us, we offer text PUSH-ALERT campaigns. You send a “keyword” to 898-211 and you’ll always have the latest information at your fingertips on COVID-19, mental health resources and inspiration, and more.
There are a number of free, text messaging programs that offer inspiration and information.
MDAging provides immediate and on-demand access to service providers and resources for seniors and caregivers of adults with disabilities.
Partner: Maryland Department of Aging
MDHope is a partnership with RALI Maryland to connect individuals, professionals, family and friends with information on overdose reversal medication, treatment options, prevention tips, safe-disposal of prescription drugs, and bi-weekly affirmations and messages of support.
Learn about all the way MDHope can help lower the Maryland opioid epidemic.
Partner: Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative of Maryland
MDMindHealth offers motivational messages, alerts to maintain good mental health, and resources for Maryland crisis services and counseling. The text messages are also available in Spanish at MDSaludMental.
Learn more about the ways MDMindHealth can help you or someone you know.
Partner: Behavioral Health Administration
MdReady (English) and MdListo (Spanish) alert you to the latest on COVID-19, extreme weather advisories and flood warnings. You’ll also get mitigation, relief and recovery resources texted to you after a natural disaster and/or large-scale criminal situation. Get more information on the types of alerts sent through MdReady/MdListo.
Partner: Maryland Department of Emergency Management
MDWellness focuses on mental health first aid for the helping profession. Subscribers get strategies and resources to access stress management services through mindfulness, nutrition and social affiliation.
Partner: University of Maryland
Connect With Your Audience On-Demand
Use the 211 Maryland texting platform to send customized messages to your audience(s). Inquire about rates and functionality, and join the other organizations already using 211 MD to send text messages.