1N5 Attends Living Healthier in 2020 Youth Track at NKU

On Saturday, November 2nd, 1N5 attended the Living Healthier in 2020 Youth Track sponsored by Northern Kentucky University and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. The event focused on stress and anxiety and how to manage both. The sessions, aimed at parents, educators, and individuals who work with youth, discussed how unresolved, chronic stress erodes mental and physical health in children, youth, and …

@danakimberley Takes Over Insta Stories

It’s #freeyourmindfriday, and Dana Mulvaney is taking over our Insta Stories to talk all things mental health! Check out her story below, and be sure to follow along on Insta to hear what she has to say! Hey y’all, I’m Dana Mulvaney. I’m a 4th year at the University of Cincinnati, and I’m studying film and media. In my free …

Brittany Shares Her #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Brittany Wells, a Xavier University student who is living with ADHD, anxiety, OCPD, generalized anxiety disorder, and “being a general goof ball.” Brittany recalls being singled out because of her learning differences, which eventually led to her being prescribed adderall in high school. She talks about feeling herself entering a dark place and having suicidal thoughts. She reached out …

1N5 Speaks at Campbell County Drug Free Alliance Youth Summit

On Tuesday, October 22, 1N5 delivered the keynote talk for the Campbell County Drug Free Alliance Youth Summit. The Summit had over 200 students in attendance for the day’s events at Northern Kentucky University. The presentation discussed mental health facts including the increased risk for youth with untreated mental illness to experience substance abuse. The end of the presentation provided …

1N5 Partners With Xavier U to Host Movies for Mental Health

On September 30th, 1N5 partnered with Xavier University to host a Movies for Mental Health event. At the event, L’Oreal McCollum of Art with Impact delivered a presentation on how mental health is comprised of two components: mental wellness and mental illness. She elicited responses from the audience of approximately seventy-five people, most of whom were students, to discuss how …

Nonnegotiables

Can you believe it’s almost August? I certainly can’t. This summer has flown by in so many ways. I’ve developed remarkable friendships so quickly. I’ve fallen in love with Washington D.C. so quickly. I’ve grown into a new version of myself so quickly. I’ve gained such clarity in my career ambitions so quickly. But this summer hasn’t flown by in …