How to Maintain Positivity During Quarantine

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with a new episode of #DearCaroline from quarantine to talk about maintaining positivity and mental health during this situation. She says it’s okay to feel your emotions if you’re forced to quarantine. Being isolated for 14 days is hard, and it’s okay to be sad about that. She also says, though, to …

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 …

#DearCaroline Talks Social Media

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with another #DearCaroline episode on how to process what we see on social media. She talks about how social media can be such a powerful tool when used positively, but it can also be a detriment to our mental health when used negatively. Follow along for tips on how to unplug! If …

#DearCaroline Talks Stress

This week for #WarrriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown of #DearCaroline talked on her vlog about managing stress going back into the school year. She shared tips on how she manages her own stress and encouraged others to try some self-discovery to see what works best for them. Follow along to hear what she has to say!

@positivitywithcaroline Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Caroline McKeown, the creator of @positivitywithcaroline, took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health for teens. Check out her bio below! Hi everyone!!! My name is Caroline McKeown, I’m 16 years old, and I’m a junior at Saint Ursula Academy. I started my account @positivitywithcaroline to hopefully add some light into others days, while …

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 …

Overcoming the Fear of the Future

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Caroline McKeown was back with another #DearCaroline vlog on overcoming the anxiety of uncertainty and the fear of the future. She says that this is one of her biggest fears, and it has pushed her back so many times. Especially now, when no one knows what’s going to happen next due to COVID, many teens are struggling …

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! …

Dr. Scott Shares Ways to Cope with Stress and Trauma

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 sharing several ways for youth to cope with the trauma caused by the death of George Floyd. Follow along with her video for information on how to manage your emotions at times like these.