Spring4Life 2019 Creates More Opportunities for Change in the Queen City

Saturday, April 6, 2019 On Saturday night, 430 members of our community, passionate to create change in our community, came together to raise awareness and funding for evidence-based mental health programming in local schools.  This lively and energetic event, held at the artistically designed Summit Hotel in Cincinnati, sold out for the second consecutive year. This year, our audience witnessed …

Therapy Goats Bring Joy to Grieving Turpin Students

After the recent tragic loss of two students within one week at Turpin High School, 1N5 wanted to provide opportunities for staff and students to find joy this week. On Monday, 1N5 hosted a morning of de-stressing and mindful activities for staff to start the week off on a positive note and cope with recent stressors. Community members provided food …

1N5 Serves On Mental Health Panel at Sycamore Schools

On Thursday, January 17 Nancy Eigel-Miller was invited to Sycamore Schools to participate in a student-organized mental health panel. Seven students were part of the panel and they answered questions detailing their mental health journey. Student panel members shared their experiences by answering a series of pre-decided questions such as: What mental illness do you live with? Who was the first …

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 …

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 …

New Mental Health Bill for Ohio

According to the CDC, suicide is now the second leading cause of death for youth and young adults ages 10-24. A new report by the Heath Policy Institute of Ohio, showed that the number of yearly suicide deaths by Ohio children ages 8 to 17 has doubled over the last 10 years. Mental health education for youth, kindergarten to college, is …

1N5 Hosts Care4Teachers Training for Local Schools

Saturday, September 15, 2018 1N5 hosted a CARE4Teachers event at Beech Acres Parenting Center. Approximately 30 local teachers were in attendance to learn more about what the program has to offer. Care4Teachers offers an evidence-based program proven successful in other schools, designed to educate teachers on the importance of practicing mindfulness to reduce workplace burn-out, manage stress, and react to …

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, …

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 …