1N5 Presents at the Ohio Prevention Conference at OSU

On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, along with Meriden McGraw, travelled to The Ohio State University in Columbus on to present at the Ohio Prevention Conference.  They provided an overview focusing on three of 1N5’s specific prevention efforts: education, story-telling and community convening. The presentation included descriptions of best practice and 1N5’s success stories.  The 25 …

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 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 …

Spring4Life 2019 Creates More Opportunities for Change in the Queen City

Saturday, April 6, 2019 On Saturday night, 430 members of our community, passionate to create change in our community, came together to raise awareness and funding for evidence-based mental health programming in local schools.  This lively and energetic event, held at the artistically designed Summit Hotel in Cincinnati, sold out for the second consecutive year. This year, our audience witnessed …

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 …

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

Meet Kate, a Turpin High School student, who lives with emetophobia (the fear of vomiting) and depression. She explains how no matter what she’s doing the fear is in the back of her mind and she’s consumed with thinking of ways to prevent it. Kate found finally receiving a diagnosis relieving because it validated her feelings. Now she’s finding help through exposure …

HELP 1N5 FUND ONE LOCAL SCHOOL THROUGH “X GIVES BACK”

You can help 1N5 WIN $5,000 – which is enough to fund sustainable evidence-based mental health and suicide prevention programming in ONE LOCAL SCHOOL! All you have to do is, nominate/vote for your favorite nonprofit (1N5 – James Miller Foundation, of course). CLICK HERE TO VOTE! (It only takes 14 seconds, we promise!) And…just for nominating us, YOU WILL BE …

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 …