1N5 Provides QPR Training to La Salle High School Staff

This week on Tuesday, September 22nd, 1N5 provided QPR training to the staff of La Salle High School. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and the staff and administrators of the school recognize the importance of mental health education and resources. They are working to provide more ways to support their students and staff.

Two-Part Takeover Kicks Off Race Week

To kick off this year’s Warrior Run Virtual Race Week, we had a super special two-part takeover for #freeyourmindfriday! Brooke Kelly and Emma Benz took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and what the Warrior Run means to them. Check out their bios below! Brooke’s story: The Warrior Run each year marks another year I have stayed …

@anstehling Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Anna Stehling, a senior at the University of Tennessee who lives with anxiety and depression, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and suicide prevention. Check out her bio below! I’m a senior at the University of Tennessee. I have lived with anxiety and depression for 7 years. I hope to exude honesty …

#DearCaroline Talks Stress

This week for #WarrriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown of #DearCaroline talked on her vlog about managing stress going back into the school year. She shared tips on how she manages her own stress and encouraged others to try some self-discovery to see what works best for them. Follow along to hear what she has to say!

@positivitywithcaroline Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Caroline McKeown, the creator of @positivitywithcaroline, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health for teens. Check out her bio below! Hi everyone!!! My name is Caroline McKeown, I’m 16 years old, and I’m a junior at Saint Ursula Academy. I started my account @positivitywithcaroline to hopefully add some light into others days, while …

Erin Shares Her #FindYourPath Story

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Erin Horn shared her #FindYourPath story. Her family has been participating in the Warrior Run since 2017, and they run in honor of her brother, who lost his years-long battle with substance abuse as a result of underlying mental health conditions. Erin’s family loves to participate in the Warrior Run because they feel it’s a great …

1N5 Conducts Sources of Strength + Educator Self-Care Training at Sycamore

On Monday, August 31st, Erin Horn, certified Sources of Strength trainer, led an hour-long Educator Self-Care training based on the evidence-based Sources of Strength wellness model for Sycamore Community School District Staff Professional Development. Erin started out by explaining the upstream prevention philosophy, which details how building resiliency and coping strategies help people handle the stresses of life, including mental …

DBT Psychotherapist Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Meghan Schafer, a psychotherapist specializing in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and therapy. Check out her bio below! My name is Meghan Schafer, and I am a daughter, sister, friend, and licensed psychotherapist living in Los Angeles. I grew up in Colorado and Nebraska, spending nearly all …

#DearCaroline Talks Peer Pressure

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown shared another episode of her #DearCaroline vlog talking about peer pressure as it relates to the pandemic. With school going back, it can be easy to slip back into our old ways because we all want things to just go back to normal. It’s so important, though, to remind ourselves to keep following the …

Despite the Sadness, Seek Out Moments of Joy

2020 has certainly been a difficult year. A sad year. A year full of grief on many levels. A year full of uncertainty. At the end of 2019, no one could have predicted that 2020 would be going the way that it is. So many things have happened in such a short amount of time. Time has flown by faster …