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FeatureD Poet Performance by KaT DOLAN // The Ramkat, Winston-SAlem, NC 5.8.2019

On Wednesday, May 8th OYM Founder & Executive Director, Kat Dolan, will be performing at Word of Mouth Wednesday’s weekly poetry showcase as the FEATURED PERFORMER! Kat Dolan was handpicked to perform at this event! Please join us as we enjoy an evening of amazing poetry readings and show support for OYM’s own, Kat! Doors open at 8:00 PM. Event runs till 11:00 PM. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased here. We hope to see you there!!

WHERE TO MEET: The Ramkat 170 West 9th Street, Winston-Salem, NC


It’s Festival season and we are SO excited to be bringing Out of Your Mind down to LaGrange, GA! On Saturday, May 11th Kat Dolan will be performing and teaching a workshop on interactive communicating at Hope Givers Music Festival! Following Kat’s workshop are performances by The War and Treaty, Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, and Judah & The Lion!! Don’t miss this all day celebration of mental opportunity! Festival starts at 12:00-10:00 PM with Kat’s workshop from 3:00-4:00 PM. Tickets start at only $25. Click here to purchase your tickets and visit Hope Givers Music Festival for more information.

WHERE TO MEET: Sweetland Amphitheatere, 110 Smith St, LaGrange, GA 30240


Join us Monday, May 13th from 5:30-7:00 PM for Foggy Minds Open Mic at Foggy Pine Books on King Street in downtown Boone! This will be a reoccurring event so mark your calendars for the 2nd Monday of every month! Musicians, Poets, Comedians and Magicians WELCOME! Sets are 15 mins. Questions? Email us at

This is a FREE event.

Open Mic // Spalted Word, Winston-Salem NC 5.16.19

We love Open Mic so much we’ve decided to host not one, but TWO Open Mics each month! This Spalted Word Open Mic is just down the mountain in Winston-Salem, NC and takes place every 3rd Thursday of the month! Join us at Sunnyside Mercantile on Trade Street in downtown Winston-Salem from 7:00-9:00 PM for a wonderful open mic event with a different feature performer each month. Show up an hour early at 6:00PM for a FREE creative writing workshop with Sean Townsend, the curator of Daybreak writing workshop!

WHERE TO MEET: Sunnyside Mercantile 724 N Trade St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27127

This is a FREE event.

Group hike with wilderness yoga co. // Sims Creek/Green Knob Trail 5.19.19

Join us Sunday, May 19th from 3:00-6:00 PM for a relaxing hike & yoga session on the Sims Creek/Green Knob Trail! This month, Wilderness Yoga Co., a local Boone business, will be leading us on a beautiful 3 hr excursion (45 mins hike in + 1hr of yoga + 45 mins hike out) to help us ease into daylight savings!

WHAT TO BRING: Bring a water and your own yoga mat!

WHERE TO MEET: Sims Pond Overlook Parking area on the Blue Ridge Parkway (Mile Post 295.9).

This is a FREE event.

Daybreak Writing Workshop with Sean Townsend // Winston-Salem, NC


Every Thursday evening from 6:00-7:00 PM, Sean Townsend, Language Artist and OYM’s Creative Director, leads a writing workshop at Sunnyside Mercantile in downtown Winston-Salem, NC. Sean focuses his craft in The Rhyme Spectrum Theory, a theory he developed himself. while also leading workshops on a wide range of topics, including poetic form and performance.

WHERE TO MEET: Sunnyside Mercantile, 724 N Trade St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27127





M I S S I O N:

Out of Your Mind combats social isolation through creative peer support & reframes mental illness as a mental opportunity.


V I S I O N:

Through local, social events and mental engagement, Out of Your Mind fosters a creative space for participants to feel and grow in emotional intelligence. With the support of the community, Out of Your Mind inspires self-care, self-confidence, self-love, communication & resilience.

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Success for us means building a community that supports each other’s mental opportunity
— Kat Dolan, Founder & Executive Director

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