Support your mental health with supportive and encouraging text messages from MDMindHealth and MDSaludMental. 211 Maryland launched this mental health texting platform in partnership with the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

The text messages focus on topics like:

  • Avoiding negative self-talk
  • Showing self-kindness
  • Practicing self-compassion
  • Focusing on the present

Get practical tips that can make a difference in your life. Get connected to additional support and resources any time you need it.

*211 Maryland offers text message alert programs which provide region-specific resource information or provide disaster alerts. Text STOP to the same number to unsubscribe. Full SMS terms at will also apply.

Immediate mental health support

If you need to talk to someone about feelings of depression, anxiety, suicide, or substance use - call 988. You'll talk with a trained professional with the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline. You can also chat in English or Spanish.

You can also search the state's behavioral health resources powered by 211.