Innovation Challenge Team Publishes Newsletter

This week, one of 1N5’s Innovation Challenge teams, Our Voices, published its first monthly newsletter. Our Voices is a multifaceted monthly newsletter that is broadcasted to teens all over the city. With a culmination of student work such as art, poetry, photographs, and even individual interviews, the newsletter strives to provide a space for all teens to express themselves in …

1N5 Shared 19 #iAM1N5 Journeys and 16 #warriorwednesday Stories This Year

Since the beginning of 2019, 1N5 has shared 35 people’s journeys with mental health and mental illness through #iAM1N5 videos and #warriorwednesday written posts. These stories reached a total of 140,827 people on Facebook and Instagram combined. 1N5 wants to continue to stop the stigma and start the conversation about mental health and mental illness in 2020. If you want …

Loving Yourself No Matter Your Size

Trigger Warning: Eating disorder, weight loss, body image  Loving myself at every size has been a huge battle for most of my life. Can you relate? Call it self-love, self-respect, self-care, or self-worth—it all boils down to these questions: How much do you love yourself, even when you mess up or stumble?  How do you protect yourself from toxic people, …

@meredithgracefit Takes Over Insta Stories

Happy Friday, Warriors! This week for #freeyourmindfriday, Meredith Lindsey, the warrior behind @meredithgracefit, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental and physical health! Check out her bio below, and head over to our Insta to see what she had to say. Hi! My name is Meredith, I’m a 3rd year studying dietetics at the University of Cincinnati …

There Is Power Within You to Change the World

My entire life, I’ve wanted to help people. The ways in which I’ve wanted to help people have changed over time, but that has always been my goal. Whether it be helping reduce homelessness or reduce hunger or improve people’s health and wellness, or be a support system for one of my teammates or friends, helping others has always gone …

1N5 Supports Adapting for Life Program

On December 6th, 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, presented Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center with a check for $150,000. This is the final payment of a three year commitment to provide funding for CCHMC’s Adapting For Life program in area schools. Including this most recent payment, 1N5 has donated $763,000 to CCHMC to fund Adapting For Life. The program aims …

1N5 Brand Ambassador Speaks at Mariemont High School

On Thursday, December 5th, the Mariemont Sources of Strength team invited 1N5 Brand Ambassador Danielle Stone to speak to the Mariemont High School juniors and seniors as part of their CONNECT Campaign. Danielle shared her mental health journey. Her powerful story and personable delivery related to the students and showcased how moving toward recovery is not always a linear path, …

@kellysreality Takes Over Insta Stories to Talk All Things Mental Health

It’s #freeyourmindfriday, and this week Kelly Houseman, the mental health warrior behind @kellysreality, took over our Insta stories to talk all things mental health! Check out her bio below, and head over to Instagram to see what she had to say! Kelly Houseman is a licensed professional counselor with her own private practice in Michigan. She specializes in services for …

Katy Shares Her #WarriorWednesday Story…

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Katy Turner is sharing her story of living with alcoholism, addiction, disordered eating, and suicidal thoughts and actions. She is now 5 years sober and living her life to the fullest. Check out her story below, and feel free to follow her new recovery Instagram page, @eatthedamnpie to follow her journey with mental health and wellness! …