Nicci Shares Her Powerful Story for our #SpeakYourMindSeries

It all started back in 2004 when my brother passed away from epilepsy. I was the only person home at the time and was unsure of how to handle the situation. He had seizures all his life and usually came to within a reasonable amount of time. This was different though, and as an eight-year old, I didn’t know what …

Therapy Goats Bring Joy to Grieving Turpin Students

After the recent tragic loss of two students within one week at Turpin High School, 1N5 wanted to provide opportunities for staff and students to find joy this week. On Monday, 1N5 hosted a morning of de-stressing and mindful activities for staff to start the week off on a positive note and cope with recent stressors. Community members provided food …

Mindfulness & Productivity Strategist Offers Tips on Instagram

Sarah Steckler is an Author, Podcaster, Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Mindfulness Practitioner & Productivity Strategist is taking over our Instagram this week to share how she helps individuals feel more at ease and organized in their daily life through a combination of systems strategy & mindfulness practices. She’s the creator of 100 Life Challenges that can be found in …

From Holidaze to Holiyays!

I’m very blessed that to me, going home for Christmas means the utmost comfort and purest joy. I was counting down the days to when my mom would pull up to my residence hall in herSanta sweater, throw the door open, and tackle me in the hugest hug. My home isa cozy calm, only disrupted by laughter and the sound …

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

(*Trigger Warning*) Meet Lauryn Powers, a brave Wright State University student, sharing her story about living with bipolar II disorder, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. She shares how her dealing with her mother’s mental illness and the loss of her grandfather impacted her life and led to her seeking professional help for her mental health at the Lindner Center of Hope.

I’m Tullus and this is my #iAMWithYou story

Mental illness and suicide impact much more than just the life that’s lost. It impacts everyone who knew and loved the person struggling. Because of this far-reaching effect, 1N5 is introducing a new series, #iAMWithYou, which will feature personal stories of those who fought alongside those with mental illness and how the journey and/or loss has impacted their lives. Meet Tullus Dean, …