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 …

I’m Sydney and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Sydney, a local high school senior living beyond her depression, self-harm, and suicide ideation. At an early age, Sydney survived the trauma of physical and sexual abuse, bullying, and losing a parent. Her story is one of survival and triumph over circumstances that were out of her control and now she’s owning her painful past by telling her truth! …

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 …

I’m Allie and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Allie. She’s currently living with anxiety and depression and has also been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Allie is incredibly brave to talk openly about her mental health journey, what it’s like to get help and the comfort in joining others in recovery that understand exactly what you’re going through.

I’m Tullus and this is my #iAMWithYou story

Mental illness and suicide impact much more than just the life that’s lost. It impacts everyone who knew and loved the person struggling. Because of this far-reaching effect, 1N5 is introducing a new series, #iAMWithYou, which will feature personal stories of those who fought alongside those with mental illness and how the journey and/or loss has impacted their lives. Meet Tullus Dean, …