School Programs

Schools create a customized solution for their student-bodies’ mental health needs. 

After diligent research on mental health programs around the country, we created a comprehensive, evidence-based program guide offering more than 16 different evidence-based prevention, intervention, and postvention programs. Based on the expert opinions of mental health professionals, the programs have proven success rates. In order to serve the vastly different needs of each student and student body, we work closely with administrators to provide — and fund — the appropriate program(s) for their students.

Program goals include educating students on the signs, symptoms, action steps, and resources for mental illness and crisis intervention while also working to improve students’ level of knowledge and efficacy to cope with and receive help for mental, emotional, and social stressors that may contribute to mental distress.

  •  We partner directly with schools with the intent to normalize mental health and break down the barriers preventing our youth from seeking help.
  • Because every school is unique, there is not a one-size-fits-all model. We work with administrators, counselors, and teachers to create a customized solution for each school’s mental health needs. We utilize programming models that have proven successful in existing Partner Schools, coupled with our experience in the field to build each unique program.
  • Our goal is to equip Partner Schools with the necessary tools to implement a progression of mental health programming that becomes embedded into their school culture. The parameters of the funding for the school are that funds must be used for new mental health education programming that impacts the entire student body, programming must be referred to as mental health education, and funds cannot be used to cover existing programs. Funds may cover a needs assessment, program development, and program implementation for the school.
Evidence-based Programs Offered

For a detailed description of each program offered, check out our Resources pages.

  • Signs of Suicide
  • Sources of Strength
  • Sources of Strength Screening
  • Bring Change 2 Mind
  • Surviving the Teens
  • Classroom Mental Health
  • Social & Emotional Programming (SEL)
  • Break Free From Depression
  • More than Sad
  • QPR Training
  • Kognito
  • Go Noodle
  • MindUp
  • Start with Hello
  • Jason Foundation
  • SERA Collaborative
Mariemont City Schools




  • Utilizing 1N5 funds, Mariemont City Schools has implemented numerous programs from Kindergarten all the way up to the 12th Grade. Programs include Go Noodle, Project Wisdom, Parent Education series, Signs of Suicide, and Sources of Strength.
St. Xavier High School




  • Utilized 1N5 funding to launch Meditation and a Meal, Building Resiliency, and their X-ceptance programs.
Turpin High School

  •  1N5 funds were primarily used to execute the second Mental Health Awareness Week educating students on mental illnesses and healthy coping skills for the daily stresses in life. Funds were also used to purchase materials for a Chill Zone and Light Therapy.
McAuley High School

  • 1N5 Funds provided a school-wide mindfulness program, which included teaching journaling techniques, meditation exercises, and tips on self-care.
The Summit Country Day Upper School

  • Utilized 1N5 funds to provide a speaker with a focus on anxiety for all Upper School students. Additional funds will be used to look into the Surviving the Teens program.
Xavier University

  • 1N5 funds were used for a Mental Wellness Campaign, “Be Your Own Valentine”, along with purchasing Therapy Assitance Online (TAO) program accessible to all students on campus.
Mount St. Joseph

  • Utilized 1N5 funding for Health Relationship Week, which included National Dating Consultant Speaker, David Coleman, and for Eating Disorders Awareness Week.   Funds are also being used to create a space on campus for meditation and mindfulness programs. Additional funds were spent on a renewal of an online screening program for mood, anxiety, eating disorders along with alcohol and drug abuse. The funds also purchased QPR training materials.
Northern Kentucky University

  • 1N5 funders were used for Mental Health Awareness programming along with QRP training facilitated for both on campus and community personnel.
University of Cincinnati

  • Funds were used to host a Mindfulness event open to the entire student body with activities that included meditation, movement therapy, and yoga.
Cincinnati State

  • Funds were used to implement staff training and bring QPR program to three of the remaining five academic divisions.

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