Behavioral Health Support

Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, thoughts of suicide, overwhelm, stress or other mental health concerns? 211 offers free and confidential support, through a partnership with the Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration.

For immediate support, call 2-1-1 and Press 1.

You can also search for behavioral health resources, which may include free and low-cost support groups in Maryland, inpatient and outpatient mental health facilities and treatment centers, and behavioral health providers for counseling.

Free Mental Health Help

These programs are free and confidential. Connect with us 24/7.

211, Press 1

Immediate support

Talk, text or chat with a trained 211 professional.

DIAL 2-1-1 and Press 1

Text your ZIP code to 898-211*

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211 Health Check

Weekly check-ins

Connect with a caring and compassionate mental health specialist each week to reduce stress and overwhelm.

Schedule a check-in

Text Message Support

English/Spanish supportive text messages  

Receive motivational and inspirational text messages with actionable tips and tools to improve your mental wellness.

Adults: Text MDMindHealth* | Text MDSaludMental*

Teens/Adolescents: TextMDYoungMinds*

*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.

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