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 …

Dr. Scott Talks #BlackMentalHealthAwareness

Dr. Angela M. Scott, Ph.D. and Staff Psychologist in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, is back this week in honor of #BlackMentalHealthAwarenessMonth to talk about African American mental health, and specifically mental health among African American youth. She notes the uptick in suicidality of African American adolescents over the past few …

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 …

Mindy Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Mindy, a high school English teacher, deep thinker, coffee drinker, and outdoor enthusiast. For #WarriorWednesday, she is sharing her story of living with anxiety disorder and OCD. She was diagnosed about 15 years ago, and she said her symptoms came on very suddenly. While in a meeting, she began having intrusive thoughts and a panic attack. Not knowing what was …

Mental Health Advocate + Author Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Rebecca Hilliard, mental health advocate and author, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health. Check out her bio below! Rebecca Hilliard is a mental health advocate and author of the books ‘A World Locked Away’ and ‘Heaven’s Heartbeat’. She uses her experiences with mental illness to help and encourage others. What she wants …

1N5 Announces New Program Manager: Christine Browner

1N5 is excited to welcome our new Program Manager, Christine Browner, RN, BSN, M.Ed., to the team. Get to know her through her bio below! Christine Browner is thrilled to join the team at 1N5 as Program Manager. Christine is a graduate of Denison University and earned a master’s degree in education with a focus in agency and community counseling …

1N5 Talks to Mariemont Boy Scouts about Mental Health

On Sunday, June 14th 1N5’s Executive Director Nancy Eigel-Miller met with the Mariemont Boy Scout Troop to discuss mental health and illness. The session, facilitated virtually, had about 15 youth participants. Nancy reviewed why mental health is important and the signs and symptoms of mental illness. The scouts engaged in the discussion through a few interactive activities. Xavier student Danielle …

Local Author Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Emily, a local author and medical professional, took over our Insta stories to talk about her journey with overcoming PTSD. Check out her bio below! Emily is a  medical professional and award-winning Author from Cincinnati. She struggled with anxiety after a traumatic choking event when she was 6 years old. Growing up, she managed her anxiety …