Student Mental Health Advocate Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Diya, an incoming freshman at UC and mental health advocate, took over our Instagram stories to talk about dealing with burnout and depression. Check out her bio below! Diya is 18 years old and an incoming freshman at the University of Cincinnati. She is excited to be majoring in Medical Sciences and minoring in Psychology. Diya …

Psychology + Nursing Student Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Xavier University nursing and psychology student Emma Benz took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and recovery. Check out her bio below! Hi friends, my name is Emma Benz! This fall, I’ll be starting my junior year at Xavier University as a nursing and psychology student. Outside of the classroom, I am an …

Chris Shares His Story for Men’s Mental Health Week

This week on #WarriorWednesday, Chris Wood shared his mental health journey living as a trans man for Men’s Mental Health Week. Chris lives with generalized anxiety, major depression, and PTSD. He says going to therapy helps him work through his mental illness, and he wants anyone else who may be struggling out there to know that you are not alone! …

Ruku Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story

This week for #WarriorWednesday, we’re sharing a written piece from Ruku Pal, a second-year Miami University student. Check out her story below! “My story is powerful.” Four years ago, I first saw this phrase. “My story is powerful.” It didn’t feel right. It wasn’t that it was wrong per se, it just didn’t quite fit. Firstly, I didn’t feel I …

Dear Caroline: The Power of Positive Self-Talk

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with a new episode of Dear Caroline on the Power of Positive Self-Talk for students. She discussed how difficult it can be to miss out on the opportunities and events at the end of the school year, especially for seniors. But things will get better. Things will go back to the way …

Annual Spring4Life Event Raises Funds for Mental Health Education

This year, 1N5 held its annual Spring4Life Gala as a Virtual Happy Hour on April 18th. The two-hour event, which consisted of both a one-hour presentation on the importance of mental health education and a one-hour live set from local musician Ben Levin and his Trio, was the first of its kind from 1N5. During the event, the organization raised …

Mental Health Advocate Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Maddy Goodman, a Xavier University student and mental health warrior, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health, mindfulness and self-care! Check out her bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what she had to say! Maddy is a junior Public Relations and Digital Media major with a minor in writing at …

Alex Shares His Excitement for Spring4Life

Local musician Alex Angelo is sharing his excitement for our Spring4Life Virtual Happy Hour THIS Saturday at 5 PM! Be sure to RSVP at 1n5.org/spring4life-2020 to reserve your spot to see Alex’s new song, hear from motivational speakers, participate in a live silent auction, and stop the stigma around mental health!

Xavier Wellbeing Coach Takes Over Insta

Kaity Rowe, the warrior behind @xuwellbeing, took over our Insta stories for #freeyourmindfriday to talk about health and wellness in the age of coronavirus. Check out her bio below! My name is Kaity Rowe, and I’m excited to take over for Free Your Mind Friday. I’ve been working in the health and wellness field for almost 9 years for TriHealth, …

Coach Stu Encourages Student Athletes to Stay Motivated

On Saturday, March 28th, Coach Stu Holt shared a message to all the student athletes who are currently missing out on their season. He encouraged players to stay motivated and use this time to keep working on themselves both physically and mentally. We’ll continue posting videos to help #spreadlovenotgerms and #bemindfulnotfearful while #copingwithcovid!