Thomas Bloom Raskin
You are not alone! Tommy Raskin walked in your shoes too. The 25-year-old is the son of Congressman Jamie Raskin, of Takoma Park and Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. Tommy struggled with depression before taking his own life.
It’s his memory that we honor with the Thomas Bloom Raskin Act/211 Health Check.
The proactive mental health phone support provides a one-on-one connection with a warm, caring specialist trained in suicide prevention and mental health support.
The connect button works best on mobile. On desktop, text HealthCheck to 211MD1.
How the Mental Health Check-in Works
Text HealthCheck to 211MD1.* to let us know you’d like a Health Check call today for support with sadness, loneliness, anxiety, depression or stress.
If texting is not an option, register online. Soon, you’ll also be able to sign up by phone.
Initiate your first call with a live, caring specialist by providing contact information.
Engage with the 211 specialist each week, for one month. Get tools and resources to ease your mind and stress.
Need Help Now?
Dial 2-1-1, Press 1 OR text your ZIP code to 898-211
Talk with a trained substance misuse professional.
We’re ready to listen 24/7/365. All calls are confidential.