Your Disorder Does Not Define You

Erin is taking over our Instagram this week to talk eating disorder recovery and how your disorder does not define you. Daughter. Sister. Friend. Athlete. Funny. Relentless. Intelligent. Unique. Outgoing. Fearless. These are just a few words that define me. A few words that no longer do? Scared. Disordered. Sick. Worthless. From end of high school to sophomore year in …

You Aren’t a Failure If You Have to Go Back To Therapy

Therapy, just like recovery, doesn’t happen on a linear path. You can start therapy and feel like it won’t help you and then come back again 2 weeks later and watch your life change. You can start therapy and need to go every week, and then decide you want to stop. And you can even stop and start back up …

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 …

1N5 Welcomes Summer Interns

1N5 is excited to announce our 2019 Summer Interns. Each intern is an integral part of our team, helping us to achieve our goal of stigma reduction and optimal mental health in and around our community. ASHLEY MCCRAY, DEVELOPMENT Ashley McCray is 1N5’s development intern this Summer and Fall. She is currently working toward a degree in Psychology at Wright …