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 …

Kindergarten Teacher Shares Fun St. Patrick’s Day Craft

Today, Ingrid Mongenas, a kindergarten teacher, is sharing a fun St. Patrick’s Day themed craft for parents and kids to do together at home! With school being out due to the coronavirus, Ingrid will be sharing DIY craft videos on her Facebook and Instagram, @teach.ing.rid. Follow along with her videos, some of which we’ll be sharing, for some fun at-home …

Local Teacher Takes Over Insta to Talk Mental Health

Nicci, a local middle school teacher pursuing her master’s degree shares her story and takes over our insta this week!  I am currently getting my masters in Organizational Leadership with hopes to work for a nonprofit or business in the near future. I myself have struggled with mental illness from the age of 12. Between dealing with anorexia, anxiety, and …

1N5 Contributes to SCPA Mental Health Plan

1N5, in collaboration with MindPeace, brought in three specialists to talk with School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) teachers. Both 1N5 and MindPeace, have been working with SCPA to create an individuated, long-term mental health education plan. The first step in the process is focusing on teacher education and wellbeing. In November, 1N5 brought in Dr. Shapiro, Director, Child Abuse …

Thriving Despite Her Circumstances

We love hearing from our warriors out there! This story came in from our our website, 1N5.org and WOW has she survived so much and is thriving despite her circumstances! We have so much love for your, Bianca! My testimony is one so many can relate to because I have walked in the shoes of so many! I have fought anxiety, and …

School is in Session – 1N5 Trains Local Teachers and Students in Mindfulness and ‘Sources of Strength’

August 2018 – 1N5 facilitated two events training local teachers and students in the arena of mental health and mindfulness. Earlier this month, 1N5 hosted over 40 local teachers at Beech Acres Parenting Center for Mindfulness teacher training, just in time for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year. Teachers wear many hats and are expected to suport their students in many …