ON THE EVE OF INSANITY THE EVOLUTION OF CHANGE WALTZED MY CEREBRAL WITH POISE. I IMAGINED THE JOY OF BEING THE SAME THIS PROCESS OF CHANGE WOULD EMPLOY.

PEDALING THE PROOF THAT RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

Lloyd has a personal mission to give back to the community by talking openly about mental illness and substance abuse by sharing his powerful recovery story.

Ride 4 SPMI is a bike ride across South Carolina to raise awareness about serious and persistent mental illness. Lloyd has spoken to over 5,000 people over the years – in middle schools, high schools, alternative schools, community centers, churches, mental health conferences, and mental health centers. Lloyd strives to honor those who can not ride and to put a positive face on mental illness.

I RIDE

One man's journey cycling across South Carolina to raise awareness for severe and persistent mental illness.

A short documentary captures Lloyd Hale's journey of recovering from schizophrenia and overcoming adversity. The film shows Hale's vast struggles with poverty, addiction, incarceration, and mental illness as well as the overwhelming challenges that these obstacles present. His inspiring story of hope traveled with him across the state of South Carolina as he cycled to raise awareness for severe and persistent mental illness.

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