1N5 Partners with UC Student to Provide Chardi Kala Retreat

On Saturday, December 12th, 1N5 worked with UC student Karman Ghuman to hold the first Chardi Kala, a mental health retreat for Asian American youth. The two-hour retreat included a talk from Karman regarding the statistics about the incidences of mental illness in Asian youth, an art therapist, and a psychotherapist who talked about her own mental health journey. Thirty-five …

Youth Mental Health Advocate Takes Over Insta Stories

This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Maria Barrios, the warrior behind @kidscopingwithanxiety, took over our Insta stories to talk about parenting kids with mental illness and stopping the stigma. Check out her bio below! My name is Maria Barrios, I am a mom of 2 kids (11-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl). I decided to create @kidscopingwithanxiety because I believe that the more …

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 …