UC Student + Mental Health Advocate Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Diya Joshi, first-year UC student and mental health advocate, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental wellness. Check out her bio below! I am a freshman at the University of Cincinnati majoring in Medical Sciences and am pursuing a minor in Psychology. In my free time, I love to paint, dance and watch sunsets! …

1N5 Conducts QPR Training at Art Academy of Cincinnati

On Friday, November 20th, 1N5 provided QPR training to the staff at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a 1.5-hour educational program designed to teach lay and professional “gatekeepers” the warning signs of a mental health crisis and how to respond. AAC staff and administrators understand the importance of mental …

1N5 Provides QPR Training at Chatfield College

On Thursday, November 5, 1N5 provided QPR training to staff at Chatfield College. QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention is a 1.5-hour educational program designed to teach lay and professional “gatekeepers” the warning signs of a mental health crisis and how to respond. Chatfield College staff and administrators understand the importance of mental health education and …

1N5 + Art Academy of Cincinnati Bring Darnell Pierre Benjamin to Campus

1N5 and the Art Academy of Cincinnati College of Art & Design partnered to bring Acclaimed Director-Choreographer Darnell Pierre Benjamin to campus. On Friday, November 6th, Darnell captivated students with his performance of 13th & Republic, an interactive operatic radical dance film. Featuring the original music of Cincinnati composer Kaleel Skeirik and the evocative poetry of Tyrone Williams, the piece follows a …

#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 …

1N5 Hosts Virtual Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge

Last weekend, over 30 students and community members joined together to participate in our virtual Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge facilitated by Tom Merrill and Vishal Bhatia from ExperiencePoint. The virtual experience was interactive and collaborative, allowing students to work through the design thinking process to create an innovative solution to the prompt “How might we help students invest in …

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

This week for #WarriorWednesday, #DearCaroline discussed anxiety about going back to school and how to deal with the unknowns. She gave a few tips on how to approach this new school year. First, go in with an open mindset, no matter what your school is doing. Be open to the way this year is going to look. Next, remind yourself …

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 …