I’m Sydney and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Sydney, a local high school senior living beyond her depression, self-harm, and suicide ideation. At an early age, Sydney survived the trauma of physical and sexual abuse, bullying, and losing a parent. Her story is one of survival and triumph over circumstances that were out of her control and now she’s owning her painful past by telling her truth! …

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 …

I’m Allie and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Allie. She’s currently living with anxiety and depression and has also been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Allie is incredibly brave to talk openly about her mental health journey, what it’s like to get help and the comfort in joining others in recovery that understand exactly what you’re going through.

La Petite Pierre Hosts Anthony Bourdain Tribute Dinner to Benefit 1N5

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 | La Petite Pierre, a cozy, french-inspired bistro, in partnership with Chefs Eric Polhamus, Josh Wamsley of Mazunte and Dana Adkins of Premier Produce One, hosted an Anthony Bourdain tribute dinner with proceeds going to 1N5. After chef and TV personality, Anthony Bourdain died by suicide, the group of local chefs decided to take action to …

Nancy Eigel-Miller Speaks on Winning Prestigious Jefferson Award

1N5 Founder and Executive Director, Nancy Eigel Miller, tells about her humbling experience of being nominated amongst a room full of inspiring individuals and change makers.  “It was a thrill to be a part of the Jefferson Awards’ Annual Day at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.. Thursday morning started at breakfast with each of the 75 Jefferson Award winners …

2018 YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE LAUNCHES YOUTH-LED IDEAS FOR CHANGE

Cincinnati’s first-ever Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by 1N5, in conjunction with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Design Impact and the University of Cincinnati, set the stage for youth-led change in our community. This inaugural event, modeled after a similar program from Stanford University, hosted over 70 local high school students and 40 professional mentors determined to create innovative, yet practical …

The First Break…

My name is John Medl, and I live with mental illness. I am 36 years old, living in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2004, I graduated from The University of Dayton, where I earned a degree in psychology. I was first diagnosed with bipolar I disorder with psychotic features in July of 2006. July 31, 2006 seemed like it would be a …

1N5 Receives Magnified Giving Grant from Roger Bacon High School

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1N5 is honored to have been named the recipient of a Magnified Giving grant from Roger Bacon. This year the grant was designated for mental health purposes. We can’t wait to put these funds to use shattering the stigma around mental health for our youth in the community! Thank you Roger Bacon High School and Magnified …

Ohio State Student, Brooke Kelly, Shares Her Journey with Bipolar I Disorder at 2018 Spring4Life Event

Last Saturday, we were so honored to have The Ohio State University student and Mariemont City Schools graduate, Brooke Kelly speak about her journey, the spiral, the people that helped her seek treatment, and the continuing need for empathy in our society. To share the details of her story with such vulnerability and honesty, Brooke proved that she is living beyond her diagnosis on …