Seton High Focuses Wellness Week on Mental Health

This week, the students at Seton High School Cincinnati implemented their Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge project by putting on a Wellness Week focusing on mental health. Seton student, Sabra Charles, says: “This week was designed to educate students about mental health and wellness and give them skills to cope. We wanted to focus on stress, healthy relationships, self-esteem, and mental health …

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

Meet Tim who says: “You’re not alone. Your story matters. Your pain matters. The things you’re going through are strengthening you more than you can ever imagine.” Tim lives with persistent depression, with episodes of major depression, as well as generalized anxiety disorder. In his video, Tim talks about how the deception of depression led him to really dark places …

1N5 Contributes to SCPA Mental Health Plan

1N5, in collaboration with MindPeace, brought in three specialists to talk with School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) teachers. Both 1N5 and MindPeace, have been working with SCPA to create an individuated, long-term mental health education plan. The first step in the process is focusing on teacher education and wellbeing. In November, 1N5 brought in Dr. Shapiro, Director, Child Abuse …

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 …

1N5 Serves On Mental Health Panel at Sycamore Schools

On Thursday, January 17 Nancy Eigel-Miller was invited to Sycamore Schools to participate in a student-organized mental health panel. Seven students were part of the panel and they answered questions detailing their mental health journey. Student panel members shared their experiences by answering a series of pre-decided questions such as: What mental illness do you live with? Who was the first …

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. …

‘Stress & Distress in Our Kids: What Can We Do’ Event a Success

Because of our partnership with MindPeace and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, we were able to provide our community with a free educational presentation from Dr. Slavin, MD, MEd on “Stress and Distress in Our Kids: What Can We Do?” Dr. Slavin discussed the current academic system and how it is negatively impacting the mental wellness of our youth. Dr. Slavin then …

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 …