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 …

Sycamore Students Make Progress in Synnovation Lab

This week 1N5 traveled to Sycamore High School to meet with students in the Synnovation Lab. These students are working through the research and empathy phase now that they’ve identified which projects they want to pursue. Great job students! Keep up the great work! What is the Synnovation Lab? Sycamore High School’s Synnovation Lab is an innovative approach to secondary instruction utilizing …

1N5 Talks Care for Teachers

Friday, December 7, 2018 1N5 met with Fairfield Central Elementary School to explain the CARE for Teachers program including the benefits in the classroom of the teachers implementing and practicing mindfulness in their personal lives. Around 100 staff members from the school were then lead through three practical mindfulness exercises they can begin to implement in their daily lives. The …

Messages of Hope for Every Student at McAuley High

On World Suicide Prevention Day, a group of ten McAuley High School students from The Fearless Initiative, helped student, Mattie Flynn’s, dream of spreading messages of hope come alive. The dream was to distribute messages of love, encouragement and hope to each student at McAuley High and that is just what they did. This small group of students from The …

Bring Change to Mind Launches in Area Schools

We’re excited to announce that Bring Change to Mind will soon be launching in local schools. Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging dialogue about mental health, and to raising awareness, understanding, and empathy. Actress & activist Glenn Close co-founded Bring Change to Mind in 2010 after her sister, Jessie Close, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, …

1N5 Sets Mindfulness Coaching Schedule for Local Teachers

School is back in session and our work in area schools is just beginning! 1N5 has been working with local partner schools to coordinate and schedule Mindfulness Coaching Sessions for the teachers and administration so that they may better serve our area students. Local schools that will be receiving such training are: Bond Hill Academy, Fairfield Central Elementary, Highland Elementary, …

School is in Session – 1N5 Trains Local Teachers and Students in Mindfulness and ‘Sources of Strength’

August 2018 – 1N5 facilitated two events training local teachers and students in the arena of mental health and mindfulness. Earlier this month, 1N5 hosted over 40 local teachers at Beech Acres Parenting Center for Mindfulness teacher training, just in time for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year. Teachers wear many hats and are expected to suport their students in many …

2018 YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE LAUNCHES YOUTH-LED IDEAS FOR CHANGE

Cincinnati’s first-ever Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by 1N5, in conjunction with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Design Impact and the University of Cincinnati, set the stage for youth-led change in our community. This inaugural event, modeled after a similar program from Stanford University, hosted over 70 local high school students and 40 professional mentors determined to create innovative, yet practical …

Suicide: The Ripple Effect Showing

Jacob Purcell

Please come out to Regal Cinemas Deerfield Towne Center 16 on Thurs. 4/19 at 7:30pm to see the Suicide: The Ripple Effect film! Proceeds will support 1N5’s efforts to provide local schools with mental health, resiliency, and suicide prevention programming and ultimately, stop the stigma and end youth suicide. Please come out and support! Get your tickets here.