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, …

Take Time for Yourself

This week, I’m going on a much-needed vacation. As I write this, I’m actually in the car on the way to the lake house. I haven’t taken time off since October of 2020. Since then, as I’ve talked about in the past, I’ve been working approximately 70 hours every week. Roughly 40 of those have been working in the service …

1N5 Provides RECHARGE + RECONNECT Training to CPS Schools

This week, 1N5 provided RECHARGE + RECONNECT training for teachers and staff at Ethel M. Taylor Academy and Cincinnati Public School Resource Coordinators. On Monday, April 12th, approximately 50 teachers and staff from Ethel M. Taylor Academy participated in the training. On Wednesday, April 14th, 40 Resource Coordinators for CPS participated. Participants from both sessions discussed the benefits of music …

Sycamore Schools Promote Staff Wellness with #28DaysofAVES

1N5 is partnering with Sycamore Community Schools on a staff wellness initiative, #28DaysofAVES. For 28 days, staff members are challenged to complete wellness activities in the following eight categories: mental health, physical health, mentors, generosity, healthy activities, family support, spirituality, and positive friends. 1N5 provided coffee mugs, stress balls, self-care brochures, and other goodies for “swag bags” to incentivize staff …

1N5 Provides Social Wellness: Healthy Friendships Education Course to Mercy Montessori

As part of an ongoing mental health educational series with Mercy Montessori, 1N5 talked with 7th-grade students on the importance of social wellness to overall mental health. The students learned what a healthy friendship looks like and were able to identify the warning signs of an unhealthy friendship. Students shared qualities they look for in a friend and learned the …

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 Holds Mindfulness Trainings for Local Teachers

This week, 1N5 held five mindfulness training sessions for local teachers. On Monday, October 19th, 1N5 provided two training sessions for Kings School District’s professional development day. The following day, Tuesday, October 20th, 1N5 held an open mindfulness session for any and all teachers or school staff. On Friday, October 23rd, 1N5 provided two training sessions for Fayetteville Perry Schools. …