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. …

1N5 Provides QPR for St. Mary School Staff

On Wednesday, October 21st, 1N5 provided QPR training to the staff at St. Mary School in Hyde Park. 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. St. Mary staff and administrators understand the importance …

Mental Health Blogger Takes Over Insta

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Lisa Poe, mental health blogger and marketer, took over our Instagram stories to talk about mental wellness and the power of sharing your mental health journey. Check out her bio below! Hi, I’m Lisa. Spirited marketer by day, mental health blogger by night. I’ve struggled with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder for my entire life, …

It’s Ok if You’re Feeling Unmotivated

It’s okay if you’ve been feeling unmotivated. Some things may have come easily to you before, and now you’re finding it difficult to get those same tasks done. Know that you aren’t alone. I too, right now, am feeling wildly unmotivated to write this blog post. I’ve been feeling incredibly unmotivated to get out of bed in the morning, or …

You’re Allowed to Ask for Help

2020 has been a year of loss. Whether it’s loss of experiences, social connection, school, work, or loved ones, we have all had something or someone taken from us. The universal grief we are all feeling has never happened on such a large scale. Everyone has experienced loss, everyone’s life has changed, some more so than others. Everyone expresses their …

You Matter

For #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with another episode of her #DearCaroline vlog. This week, she took the time to tell each and every one of you that you matter and you are loved. You deserve to be alive. Sometimes, we need a reminder of the beauty life has to offer, and Caroline is here to tell you why you …

1N5 Partners With Our Lady of Visitation for Wellness Week

This week, 1N5 worked with Our Lady of Visitation School to provide a series of educational sessions on mental health. The week started off with hanging posters about resources and statistics throughout the school. Grades 5-8 then each had a unique training provided by 1N5 and several other community organizations. Stephanie Renner, a therapist from Creekside Therapy, spoke to the …