Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge 2018

Jacob Purcell

YOUTH LEADERS & MENTORS WANTED for Cincinnati’s Inaugural YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE CONNECT. COMPETE. CREATE CHANGE. 1N5, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, the University of Cincinnati, Interact for Health, and Design Impact, is hosting the city’s first-ever YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE. We are looking for 100 outstanding game-changing youth and 40 mentors to develop innovative solutions to today’s mental …

Suicide: The Ripple Effect Showing

Jacob Purcell

Please come out to Regal Cinemas Deerfield Towne Center 16 on Thurs. 4/19 at 7:30pm to see the Suicide: The Ripple Effect film! Proceeds will support 1N5’s efforts to provide local schools with mental health, resiliency, and suicide prevention programming and ultimately, stop the stigma and end youth suicide. Please come out and support! Get your tickets here.

To This Little Girl who I’m Still Learning to Love…

Rebecca, a PhD candidate at Auburn University, struggled as a young girl but has now found a safe haven in practicing and teaching yoga. Below is the letter she wrote to her younger self. To this little girl who I’m still learning to love: To begin, she would be mad that I called her a “little girl”. She’s 15, after …

I’m Megan and this is my 1N5 journey…

Meet Megan, a University of Toledo student who lives with depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal ideation. Megan wants to spend her whole life telling people that “your life is worth living and there are ways to survive anything that you’re going through.” Thanks, Megan, for being brave enough to share your story! You are empowering others and saving lives!

1N5 OFFERS MEET & GREET WITH AMERICA’S FAVORITE HIPPO

 Who doesn’t love Fiona? You don’t want to miss this AUCTION ITEM at our Annual SPRING4LIFE Event! Tickets are selling out fast! ONLY 75 TICKETS LEFT – GET YOURS NOW!   This unique and memorable behind the scenes visit with our famous, fabulous Fiona and family is sure to bring out the child in all of us! Travel to Hippo …

‘The S Word’ Documentary Sparks Great Conversation at Local Screening

1N5, along with Beechacres and MindPeace, hosted a free movie screening of ‘The S Word’ which included a Director Meet & Greet and post-screening Q&A with film director, Lisa Klein. The event was held at Walnut Hills High School Auditorium with nearly 200 people in attendance. “The movie and the conversation after inspired us to continue to forge ahead to …

Western Hills Staff Received QPR Training

On Monday, February 26, 2018 the staff at Western Hills University High School received mandatory QPR Training. QPR stands for “Question. Persuade. Respond.”. It’s a gatekeeper course is taught in a clear, concise format using the latest in educational technology and practices. The training lasted approximately 90 minutes. All 52 school staff and administrators attended the training. In addition, a WHUHS student …