1N5 Funds Sources of Strength Training at Mariemont Junior High

On Wednesday, October 9, 1N5 funded the Sources of Strength training at Mariemont Junior High School for the adult advisors and for the student peer leaders. 15 eighth-grade students were selected to be peer leaders and attended a 4 1/2 hour training. Students were trained on the eight Sources of Strength, or protective factors, people rely on when experiencing challenging …

1N5 Hosts 10th Annual Warrior Run

On Saturday, October 5th, 1N5 hosted the Warrior Run at the Mariemont Bell Tower Park. The Warrior Run, which aims to raise awareness about suicide and to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. This year, there were approximately 3,500 participants in the event and about 350 volunteers who helped make race day a success …

Jillian Shares Her #whywerun Story

It’s #warriorwednesday, and Jillian’s will be the last #whywerun story before the Warrior Run! I started running after my sister Beth passed away from suicide on November 5, 2016 at just 34 years old after a long and debilitating battle with depression.  Shortly after her death, I gave into a friend who wanted a running partner. I hated running, loathed …

1N5 Executive Director Discusses Suicide Prevention on Radio Talk Show

On Saturday, September 21st, Nancy Eigel-Miller, 1N5’s Executive Director, appeared in the StrivePartnership Class in Session Radio Talk Show. The show is a weekly, 60-minute talk radio program focused on schools and education. It airs on 101.5FM/1230AM: The Buzz! Nancy discussed 1N5’s goals of stigma reduction and evidence-based school programs. She also answered questions from listeners who called in. This …

1N5 Partners with Lighthouse Youth & Family Services for QPR Event

On Tuesday, September 17th, 1N5 and Lighthouse Youth & Family Services partnered to host a Question, Persuade & Refer course to teach participants how to: Recognize warning signs and suicidal communications, Understand the link between depression/mental illness and suicide, Know the myths and facts about suicide, Have the personal confidence and courage to Question, offer hope, Persuade and Refer someone …

You Are Worthy of Your Tomorrow

I remember so clearly a question that was asked during one of my speeches. The question that was asked was, “Do you think you’ve won your fight?”. He asked me that question because during my speeches, I always focus on reminding each of us that we are worthy of this fight for our lives. And after sharing my story of …

Woodland Middle School Receives Mindfulness & Second Step Training

On Tuesday August 20, 2019, 1N5 staff delivered a mindfulness training to the teachers and administrators at Woodland Middle School. There were approximately 30 teachers in attendance in addition to the parent leading the wellness initiative. Teachers will be utilizing the skills learned to lead five minutes of mindfulness in their classrooms during first and fifth bell (immediately after lunch). …

Dr. Shapiro Speaks at Walnut Hills High, Staff Receives Life-Saving QPR Training

1N5  accomplished a productive day of training at Walnut Hills High School on Tuesday, August 13, as Dr. Shapiro, Director of the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, educated the WHHS staff on ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and trauma. Additionally, the entire staff of approximately 200 teachers, counselors and administrators were trained in QPR. QPR …