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 …

1N5 Talks to Mariemont Boy Scouts about Mental Health

On Sunday, June 14th 1N5’s Executive Director Nancy Eigel-Miller met with the Mariemont Boy Scout Troop to discuss mental health and illness. The session, facilitated virtually, had about 15 youth participants. Nancy reviewed why mental health is important and the signs and symptoms of mental illness. The scouts engaged in the discussion through a few interactive activities. Xavier student Danielle …

Jade Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Jade, an incoming freshman at Xavier University who lives with depression and anxiety, and has experienced suicidal thoughts and self-harm. She started experiencing depression and anxiety during her freshman year of high school, and she describes it as feeling like she was in a dark tunnel with no one else around. A friend at school noticed cuts on her …