Lloyd Hale | Part 1 | Decolonizing Mental Health

Lloyd Hale was 13 when his first symptoms of schizophrenia appeared. He was smoking too much weed, he was told. Growing up in the projects, the intersecting matrices of race, poverty and incarceration prevented appropriate treatment while the larger society willfully ignored his welfare. Here’s his story of recovery, resilience and refusal to “sleep it off.”

WATCH ON: Learn about the turning point in Lloyd's life in Part 2