Mental Health Awareness Month with TMHA

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and TMHA has a jam packed schedule of fun events all across the region.

Calendar of Events:

May 1st Journey of Hope


Journey of Hope is a community forum on living mentally well that takes place every year. The event offers an opportunity to interact with mental health and community leaders, learn about local resources and, best of all, to celebrate hope. Learn more about this event here

May 5th-31st Opening Minds Community Arts Show 

Join us during the month of May to view the Opening Minds Community Arts Show at The Bunker, located at 810 Orcutt Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. Artists from across San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties will be featured in this exhibition highlighting mental health, mental illness, and the journey between the two. Grab a cup of coffee from Nautical Bean and cruise the gallery or stop by for one of our feature events. Learn more here!

May 5th Opening Minds Reception at Art After Dark

From 5:00pm-9:00pm @ The Bunker

Join us for an opening night reception to welcome the community to Opening Minds and highlight this year’s featured artist, Jen Goodell.

May 6th Wellness Center Welcome & Sound Bath

From 5:00pm-7:00pm @ The Bunker 

The TMHA Wellness Centers will give a presentation about they services and community support they offer at their 3 centers across SLO County, followed by a 1-hour sound bath provided by Jamie Nicole from Harmonic Holistics. To sign up for the Sound Bath, please contact Clara Cobb, Community Resource Coordinator, at or (805)540-6564. Space is limited. Attendess will need to bring a blanket or yoga mat to lay on, a pillow for comfort, and an eye cover or eye pillow. 

May 12th Wellness Center Open House: Life House

From 12pm-3pm

Open House at Life House Wellness Center, 5850 West Mall St., Atascadero, CA 93422

May 13th Opening Minds Movie Night with PAAT

Starting at 5:00pm @ The Bunker

Join us for a special viewing of the award-winning documentary “Is Your Story Making You Sick?”, which reveals the science and practice of how individuals battling addiction, PTSD, depression, and other stress-related illnesses can heal by re-examining the stories they tell themselves.  The film will be followed by a talkback from TMHA’s Peer Advocacy Advisory Team.  

May 17th Wellness Center Open House: Hope House

From 12pm-3pm

Open House at Hope House Wellness Center, 1306 Nipomo St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

May 19th-21st Bowl-A-Thon 

Join us for the 39th Annual Bowl-A-Thon to raise funds for Central Coast Hotline. Create a team with 4 friends and come bowl with us! Shifts are available on Friday May 19th at Pismo Bowl and Rancho Bowl; Saturday May 20th at Pismo Bowl and Mustang Lanes; and Sunday May 21st at Pismo Bowl and Mustand Lanes. Register now! 

May 26th Wellness Center Open House: Safe Haven

Open House at Safe Haven Wellness Center, 203 Bridge St., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420 

May 27th Opening Minds: Performance Edition

Starting at 5:00pm @ The Bunker

Join us for an evening of poetry, song and stories around the theme of living mentally well.

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