Xavier University Theatre Presents the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical NEXT TO NORMAL

1N5 will be giving away 200 tickets via Facebook and Instagram this week to Xavier Theater’s show which bravely and provocatively tackles the issue of mental illness. Be sure to follow both of our social media accounts to enter! (CINCINNATI, Feb. 4, 2019) − Love, loss and the challenges of living with mental illness take center stage as Xavier University …

Dr. Finch Discusses Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder on #FreeYourMindFriday

With a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Dr. Hayden Finch is passionate about understanding and treating schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses.  In addition to developing outpatient and residential treatment programs for severe mental illness in graduate school, she was involved in mental health policy and legislation advocacy.  During her clinical internship, …

1N5 Becomes Social Venture Partners Cincinnati Fast Pitch Finalist

1N5  is proud to announce that we are a finalist, along with eleven other nonprofits, in the Fast Pitch competition hosted by Social Venture Partners Cincinnati. The winning organization will receive $15,000 to help us advance our work. Each nonprofit will have three minutes to deliver their pitch and then audience members will vote for their favorite pitch. Judges and …

Xavier and 1N5 “X OUT STIGMA” for Benefit Basketball Game

On Friday, January 25, 2019, Xavier University’s Women’s Basketball Team vowed to “X OUT STIGMA” as they partnered with 1N5 to reduce the stigma on mental health and suicide on their home court. In order to create lasting awareness on campus, the first 750 attendees received an “X OUT STIGMA” t-shirt. In addition to shirts, 1N5 raffled off courtside tickets …

Trust the Perfect Timing of the Universe

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You How easy is it for you to trust what the universe has planned for your life? I am a planner by nature and I have always wanted to have some type of control over my plan. I also always desire to have some control over the outcome. Unfortunately, life doesn’t work this way, and …

Xavier Athletics Press Release: 1N5 Benefit Game

On January 14, 2019, Xavier Athletics Marketing published a press release promoting the upcoming basketball game against #15 Marquette which will benefit 1N5. CINCINNATI – Xavier Athletics and Xavier women’s basketball have partnered with 1N5 to stop the stigma and start the conversation by increasing awareness and education about mental health. The Xavier women’s basketball game vs. Marquette on Friday, Jan. …

1N5 Takes Part in Leadership NKY Discussion Panel

On Thursday, January 10, 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, took part in a four-person panel discussion in front of an audience of around 75 members, for the 2019 Leadership Northern Kentucky class. Panel members were selected for their work in the community focused on Inclusive Leadership. The morning began with each panel member discussing their passionate causes and work in the …

Nancy Eigel-Miller Shares Jefferson Award Experience with The Rotary Club of Cincinnati

1N5’s founder, Nancy Eigel-Miller, attended the Rotary Club of Cincinnati’s weekly meeting to share her experience in Washington D.C when she received The Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Outstanding Public Service Benefiting Local Communities. Eigel-Miller was nominated by The Rotary Club of Cincinnati, The Cincinnati Enquirer, and WKRC-TV -Local 12.  Nancy truly enjoyed reporting back to the …

When Stress Creeps In

When this post goes live, it will be my first day back on campus at The Ohio State University. I’m writing this sitting on my couch at home in my pajamas, but am already feeling the stress creeping back in. I’ve tried to resist it and enjoy my last few days of blissful freedom from responsibility… it hasn’t worked too …