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Lloyd Hale

Lloyd is a Certified Peer Support Specialist and founder of RIDE 4 S.P.M.I (Ride 4 Serious and Persistent Mental Illness), a 210 mile bike ride across South Carolina to raise awareness around mental illness.

As someone living well with schizophrenia, Lloyd has made it his mission to help others living with mental health conditions through his roles as a Certified Peer Support Specialist/Supervisor at the South Carolina Department of Mental Health and as a speaker for South Carolina Self Help Association Regarding Emotions (SHARE). Additionally, through RIDE 4 S.P.M.I, Lloyd has spoken to thousands of people about his journey and road to recovery.

Lloyd is a husband and proud father of three. He maintains his wellness by reading, writing short stories and poetry, spending time with his family, and working with his professional support system.