1N5 Educates Seton Students on Mental Illness

Thursday, December 13, 2018 1N5 presented to over 500 students at Seton High School. The 90 minute presentation focused on educating students on the facts about mental illness and also highlighted the stories of various individuals who are on the journey toward recovery from their mental illnesses. Students also learned about the importance of self-care, specifically taking time to slow …

More Than Marshmallows

The girl in her pajamas asleep at the table, using her laptop as a keyboard. The boy alternating between yawning and gulping down his black coffee. Laser focus. Desperation. The distinct mix of sounds—the nonstop churn of the printer, the frantic scribbles of a pencil on paper, the clack of a sentence typed then instantly deleted. It must be finals …

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

It’s #WarriorWednesday! Meet Patrick, former UC quarterback, who lives with severe anxiety, mild depression, and perfectionism. As a successful athlete at an early age, Patrick experienced perfectionism at it’s highest which led to crippling anxiety, and also, sadly he experienced bullying even from his own teammates. Now, as an adult he’s driven to be successful following his passions of owning his …

Sycamore Students Make Progress in Synnovation Lab

This week 1N5 traveled to Sycamore High School to meet with students in the Synnovation Lab. These students are working through the research and empathy phase now that they’ve identified which projects they want to pursue. Great job students! Keep up the great work! What is the Synnovation Lab? Sycamore High School’s Synnovation Lab is an innovative approach to secondary instruction utilizing …

1N5 Talks Care for Teachers

Friday, December 7, 2018 1N5 met with Fairfield Central Elementary School to explain the CARE for Teachers program including the benefits in the classroom of the teachers implementing and practicing mindfulness in their personal lives. Around 100 staff members from the school were then lead through three practical mindfulness exercises they can begin to implement in their daily lives. The …

Kendra Gives Back: Sip + Shop + Support 1N5

Since the Kendra Scott+1N5 event in August was such a success we thought why not do it again? Especially during holiday shopping! This event will take place on Wednesday, December 12th from 5-8pm at BOTH the Kenwood location and Liberty Center location. NEW: Can’t make it? Just call either store to order and mention the 1N5 event and still have …

MJHS Sources of Strength Focuses on Gratitude Before Thanksgiving

Mariemont Junior High School Sources of Strength campaign has been focused on gratitude.The Sources of Strength peer leaders created a gratitude journal for every student. The students designed Thanksgiving themed gratitude posters and take-away quotes for each student in hopes of spreading strength, encouragement, and hope to each and every student for ten days leading up to the holiday break. …

Lauren’s 1N5 Journey

My name is Lauren, I am a junior at the University of Cincinnati and I live with depression and generalized anxiety disorder, and have experienced suicide ideations in the past. Growing up, people would probably have described me as a happy, positive, motivated and a social girl. But in my sophomore year of college, things started to spiral out of …