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 …

Lauren’s 1N5 Journey

My name is Lauren, I am a junior at the University of Cincinnati and I live with depression and generalized anxiety disorder, and have experienced suicide ideations in the past. Growing up, people would probably have described me as a happy, positive, motivated and a social girl. But in my sophomore year of college, things started to spiral out of …

IndieFlix Documentary, Angst, Coming to Madeira High School School

1N5 is thrilled that  Madeira High School is presenting the documentary, Angst, which is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents, and a very special interview with Michael Phelps. The film’s goal is to specifically help people identify and understand the symptoms of anxiety and encourage them to …

1N5 Tours Schools for Annual Warrior Run

Throughout the week of September 24, 1N5 visited several local schools to hand out suicide prevention resources and speak to high school students about the Warrior Run and the impact it can make for their school. The Warrior Run is unique because it offers both a High School and College Challenge which gives schools a platform and allows each school …

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 …

I’m Lindy and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Lindy, a freshman at The Ohio State University, who lives with anxiety and has experienced depressive episodes. She explains what it felt like to “always dread something that wasn’t there” and how her friends played a huge role in her seeking help. Lindy says, “Speaking out doesn’t mean that your weak. It means that you’re stronger than whatever is inside …

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 BRINGS ‘SOURCES OF STRENGTH’ PROGRAM TO MARIEMONT CITY SCHOOLS

This academic year, students at Mariemont High School and Junior High will be focusing on more than just academics. Bi-weekly, during their lunch break, students will be discussing bullying, suicide prevention and substance abuse in order to save more lives. Recently, this primarily peer-based program, supported by 1N5, was featured on WLWT Channel 5 News, along with a video showing …

1N5 SETS NEW FUNDRAISING GOAL TO MEET NEED FOR MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION

Last year the WARRIOR RUN raised an incredible $140,000!  In total, we donated over $100,000 to support mental health programming in 15 area high schools and 5 local universities impacting over 85,000 students.However, the need for mental health programming and education in our schools continues to grow at a rapid pace, and 1N5’s goal is to meet that need by …