John Shares His #WarriorWednesday Story

It’s Warrior Wednesday, and John Medl is sharing his story of living with bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic attacks. Check out his story below! I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2006, and I also live with general anxiety and panic attacks. I started writing at an early age. Just very simple poems in grade school. I never knew that …

I’m Chase and This Is My #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Chase, a 20-year-old student at Cincinnati Christian University, who is living with bipolar disorder, anxiety, and an eating disorder. She also has experienced depression and suicidal ideation in the past. Chase talks about how her anxiety began in her early school years with bullying and negative comments from her classmates. It gradually progressed until she experienced suicidal thoughts shortly …

@rivertownwellness Takes Over Insta to Talk Family and Individual Counseling

Cody Hanson, MS, LPC, and mental health warrior behind Rivertown Wellness took over our Insta Stories for #freeyourmindfriday! Check out his story below! “Over the years, I have developed a deep love for the city of Cincinnati and a passion to promote wellness here. It was that passion that led me to open Rivertown Wellness as a place to find …

My Story Continues

My Story Continued… Hi, My name is Olivia Griffith, you probably recognize my name from my original 1N5 video I did less than a year ago. Trust me, I didn’t think I’d be writing another piece to share with the world another diagnosis and it’s not easy. I have written a piece for “Love Thy Enemy” on top of my …

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 …