Ad Astra Founder Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Suhani Prakash, a 13-year-old clothing designer and mental health advocate, took over our Instagram stories. Check out her bio below! Hi! My name is Suhani Prakash. I am 13 years old, and I am the founder of @adastra_aa! While I do not struggle with a mental illness myself, I have seen its  impact on my friends …

Keep Checking In On Others

Keep checking in on those around you. You never know who needs it. We are so good about it in the beginning, when someone experiences a loss, a trauma, or a breakup, we are so good in the beginning about checking in, seeing how that person is doing. In time though, we stop. We stop asking how people are. We …

1N5 Attends 3rd Annual SUCCESS Conference

This week from June 22nd-24th, 1N5 participated in the 3rd annual  SUCCESS (Schools Understanding Critical Components Empowering Student Success) Conference sponsored by Miami University’s Center for School-Based Mental Health Programs. The conference focused on supporting School Student Assistance Programs (SAPs), strengthening tier 2 and tier 3 services, and implementing a Staff Wellness Plan. Over 350 attendees were at the event, …

New Thought Therapist Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Bhavya Raj Arora, an internationally trained psychotherapist who founded New Thought Therapist, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health. Check out her bio below! Bhavya Raj Arora is the Founder and CEO of New Thought Therapist. She is a TEDx Speaker, Global Competence trainer, Intercultural Learning Trainer and counselor, and internationally trained psychotherapist from …

Dr. Lockhart on Physical and Mental Health

Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart, PsyD, ABPP of A New Day Pediatric Psychology is back with a new video on taking care of your physical health alongside your mental health. She shares how the pandemic has impacted her daily movement, including little things like moving around between therapy sessions, getting up to walk down the hall, moving around her office, etc. Since …

You Will Find Yourself Again

Since my mom’s diagnosis of cancer, I always felt like I had lost pieces of myself. Since she passed away, I know for sure I have lost pieces of myself. I feel less motivated, I feel less joy, less excitement, and less gratitude for life itself. This journey has been a confusing one for me. Simple tasks become really, really …