“I wanted people to look at my smile and think ‘Oh, she’s perfect, she’s fine,’ but on the inside, I was the complete opposite.”
He walked, tears streaming. For 40 minutes John Kevin Hines paced the Golden gate Bridge crying, hoping that someone would notice- that someone would care enough to stop him and talk.
A documentary aimed at changing the perception of mental illnesses in San Luis Obispo County was released Feb. 4 at the Supervisor’s Chambers at the County Government Center.
Growing Grounds Downtown, a plant shop nestled in downtown San Luis Obispo, is Transitions Mental Health Association’s program that sells plants from two local farms.Clients work at the store and farms and benefit from horticultural therapy.