Forest Hills Staff Discussed ‘Stress Vs. Anxiety’ During Professional Development Day

1N5, in partnership with a counselor from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital hosted an educational session discussing “Stress versus Anxiety” at Nagel High School on Monday August 12, 2019. Approximately 700 staff members from the Forest Hills School District were in attendance to hear Stacey Hoffman, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital’s Surviving the Teens Program, speak on the topic …

Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge Recap

Last weekend, 1N5 hosted the 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Burnett Campus. In this two-day workshop-style event, multiple teams of high-school and college students worked in groups of five to create, develop, and present creative solutions to intentional mental health challenge prompts. These prompts were designed to make students think outside the …

Children’s Mental Health Advocate, Julia Paxton, Takes Over Our Insta

We were so excited to have Julia Paxton, who’s been featured on the Today Show, take over our insta stories this week. See a small piece of her story below. I am a social work student at Ohio State University and a patient advocate with Nationwide Children’s Hospital. I have struggled with mental illness from a very young age, and …

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 …

‘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 …

1N5 Gives $150K to Cincinnati Children’s ‘Surviving the Teens’ Program

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 1N5’s Executive Director, Nancy Eigel-Miller, presented a grant of $150,000 to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center to help fund the newly revamped Surviving the Teens–Adapting for Life program. Because of the support from 1N5, Surviving the Teens–Adapting for Life has been updated to meet the needs of the 21st-century student. The five-day program educates students on …

More Local Mental Health Agencies Trained in QPR

We are so thankful for the opportunity to fund these trainings because it puts out into our community, individuals that can now host trainings with partnered schools in our area, thus broadening the impact of this much needed education.  Today’s training focused on educating representatives from local mental health agencies such as Catalyst Counseling, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Central …