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! …

Suicide Prevention Specialist Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Brandon J. Johnson, M.H.S. took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health in the time of a national crisis. Check out his bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what he had to say! Brandon J. Johnson, M.H.S. is a tireless advocate for positive mental health and suicide prevention services for youth …

Join Us for Our Virtual Spring4Life Happy Hour on April 18th

In these uncertain times, we know that mental health matters now more than ever, which is why we’re coming together to host our annual Spring4Life event as a virtual happy hour on April 18th from 5-6 PM. RSVP HERE to join us in our mission to STOP the stigma and START the conversation around mental health in these trying times!

Ohio Legislature Introduces Bill to Implement Mental Health Education

On Tuesday, March 3, Representatives Tom Brinkman and Brigid Kelly introduced House Bill 532 to the Ohio Legislature. The bill, which 1N5 has been working on in conjunction with Sara Bitter, would implement standards for mental health education in Pre-K through 12th grade in the state of Ohio. HB532 currently has 23 bipartisan co-sponsors. According to the bill as it …

Nori Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story

Happy #WarriorWednesday! This week, Nori Muro, founder of Cincinnati’s first Sober and Sober Curious Meet Up, Roasted Not Toasted, is sharing her journey to sobriety. Check out her story below! My name is Nori Muro, I am 44, I live in Cincinnati with my husband and our 11-year-old daughter. I am also 2 years sober. This is My Soulful Sobriety …

Cvlture Crew Media Supports 1N5

This week, Cvlture Crew Media raised funds for 1N5 at two live-music events. The first, held on Sunday, December 29th, was a Christmas Medley event hosted at Oddfellow’s in OTR. Cvlture Crew raised funds for 1N5 and spread awareness about mental health and mental illness to the Cincinnati community. The second event, held on December 31st, was a New Year’s …

1N5 Looks Back on 2019 for #WarriorWednesday

This Warrior Wednesday, 1N5 shared a wrap-up of this year’s storytellers and their journeys with mental illness. Since 1N5 began featuring Warrior Wednesday journeys, 62 Warriors have shared their stories and reached 325,071 people. In 2019 alone, 19 individuals have shared their #iAM1N5 journeys, reaching 95,393 people. 1N5 is so proud of all the Warriors out there living with mental illness …

Innovation Challenge Team Publishes Newsletter

This week, one of 1N5’s Innovation Challenge teams, Our Voices, published its first monthly newsletter. Our Voices is a multifaceted monthly newsletter that is broadcasted to teens all over the city. With a culmination of student work such as art, poetry, photographs, and even individual interviews, the newsletter strives to provide a space for all teens to express themselves in …

1N5 Shared 19 #iAM1N5 Journeys and 16 #warriorwednesday Stories This Year

Since the beginning of 2019, 1N5 has shared 35 people’s journeys with mental health and mental illness through #iAM1N5 videos and #warriorwednesday written posts. These stories reached a total of 140,827 people on Facebook and Instagram combined. 1N5 wants to continue to stop the stigma and start the conversation about mental health and mental illness in 2020. If you want …

1N5 Supports Adapting for Life Program

On December 6th, 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, presented Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with a check for $150,000. This is the final payment of a three year commitment to provide funding for CCHMC’s Adapting For Life program in area schools. Including this most recent payment, 1N5 has donated $763,000 to CCHMC to fund Adapting For Life. The program aims …