Cincinnati Florist Opens Up About Her Mental Health Journey

Katie, a Cincinnati wedding florist and owner of Katie’s Blooms, opens up about her journey with mental illness and shares her story by taking over our Insta today! My journey with anxiety began in high school. I missed A LOT of school. Countless doctors appointments and testing over the years landed me with general anxiety disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, and …

2018 Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge Projects Breathe Hope and Awareness into Cincinnati

Monday, May 13, was also a busy day with the implementation of two of our 2018 Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge projects came to life in Cincinnati.  Team Loud shared their presentation addressing the differences between Stress versus Anxiety and Sadness versus Depression with over 250 seventh and eighth grade students at Mariemont Junior High School.   The presentation included …

1N5 Spreads Awareness at Back to Back Events on Saturday, May 11th

Saturday, May 11, 2019 1N5 was out and about spreading our message in the community with multiple events in the Greater Cincinnati area.  We began the day at the Forest Hills 5K where we had a booth along the track for participants to visit and learn about 1N5 and the work we do to educate our youth about mental wellness …

Castin Speaks His Mind for Mental Health Month

It’s #WarriorWednesday and Castin, a local high school senior, is here to share his powerful story as part of our #speakyourmind series for #mentalhealthmonth. (**Trigger Warning**) I did anything to convince my peers/myself that I was just like everyone else.  My classmates saw right through me, though.  Whenever someone called me “faggot/gay” in any context whether trying to get on …

1N5 Attends 9th Annual Southwest Hub Public Officials Breakfast Reception

Friday, May 3, 2019 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel Miller, attended the 9th Annual Southwest Hub Public Officials Breakfast Reception hosted by the Mental Health and Advocacy Coalition. This unique event gave our staff the opportunity to meet with two Ohio House of Representatives, Tom Brinkman and Bill Sites, as well as Ohio Senator Steve Wilson, to discuss education and …

J. McLaughlin SIP & SHOP Benefiting 1N5

Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from Noon – 4PM at J. McLaughlin in Cincinnati.   Come shop for Mom (or even better, with mom) for Mother’s Day and support 1N5 which provides local schools with evidence-based mental health programming designed to educate parent, teachers and students on mental illness, reduce the stigma and ultimately create a culture of …

1N5 Offers Mental Health Presentation to East Side Democrats

Following two recent suicides that happened at Turpin High School, East Side Democrats reached out to 1N5 and requested a presentation on mental health for their organization. East Side Democrats is comprised of a group of progressive individuals from the Eastside of Cincinnati that meet monthly to discuss current political topics.   On April 23, 2019, Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, …

Walnut Hills High School Students Learn Stress-Reduction & Mindfulness Tools

Friday, April 12, 2019 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, facilitated an interactive presentation on mental health to nearly 90 Walnut Hills High School 8th grade honors students. The discussion began with information about mental health and mental illness and then progressed into different ways to seek proper care for one’s mental health and wellness.   Students were able to experience …