1N5 Attends Community Education Day Sponsored by Lindner Center of Hope

On Sunday, May 5, 2019 at a Community Education Day sponsored by the Lindner Center of Hope, we had the pleasure of hearing Kevin Hines speak about his struggle with mental health which included his story of surviving a suicide attempt by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge.  Kevin’s gift of humor infused his difficult story and captivated the 440 …

I’m Kelly and This Is My #iAM1N5 Journey…

Meet Kelly, a student at Mount St. Joseph University, who lives with anorexia, depression, anxiety, and has experienced self harm in the past.  Kelly was first hospitalized when she was just 17 years old. And we are so proud of her for seeking help even when those around her doubted the need, she knew something wasn’t right and insisted on getting herself …

Maritza’s Guide to Healthy Sleep Hygiene

by Maritza Marciano from RitzAWonderfulLife First off, what is sleep hygiene? When you think of hygiene, sleep isn’t necessarily the next word that pops in your head.  Sleepfoundation.org describes sleep hygiene as “a variety of different practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness.”  To put it simply, sleep hygiene is a term to cover …