Dr. Shapiro Speaks at Walnut Hills High, Staff Receives Life-Saving QPR Training

1N5  accomplished a productive day of training at Walnut Hills High School on Tuesday, August 13, as Dr. Shapiro, Director of the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, educated the WHHS staff on ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and trauma. Additionally, the entire staff of approximately 200 teachers, counselors and administrators were trained in QPR. QPR …

Lauren Shares Her Story for our #SpeakYourMind Series

Lauren, a former Xavier and UC student, shares her story for our #speakyourmind series for #mentalhealthawarenessmonth. I experienced multiple traumatic events in my life as a child that led me to be diagnosed with panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and major depressive disorder. I have spent 11 years learning how to manage and maintain my mental health, while enduring the …

Self-Love is Patient And Kind

by Ivy from Beautifully Simply You Self-love is patient. Self-love is kind. Self-love takes time. Self-love is difficult but self-love is undeniably beautiful. What does self-love mean to you? Really think about that question. Too often we don’t think about loving ourselves, we think about the love we give to others and we forget there should be a whole lot …

Mindfulness & Productivity Strategist Offers Tips on Instagram

Sarah Steckler is an Author, Podcaster, Certified Health & Wellness Coach, Mindfulness Practitioner & Productivity Strategist is taking over our Instagram this week to share how she helps individuals feel more at ease and organized in their daily life through a combination of systems strategy & mindfulness practices. She’s the creator of 100 Life Challenges that can be found in …

My Whole World Was Anxiety…

I am a senior at Anderson High School. Throughout my life I’ve had many mental challenges. When I was little my dad passed away and since then I have dealt with extreme anxiety and compulsions. I would be scared all the time of dying or of other people dying and have tendencies to do small rituals thinking that would save …

Patrick Coyne from Black Sheep Performance Takes Over for #FREEYOURMINDFRIDAY

Our friend, Patrick Coyne, shared some of (video coming soon) his story with our warriors before taking over our IG story BRIGHT & EARLY Friday morning to show how he’s doing big things in his life despite struggles with depression, anger and anxiety from traumas in life. 💚 “I struggle with not knowing how to deal with my feelings, much of which …

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

(*Trigger Warning*) Meet Lauryn Powers, a brave Wright State University student, sharing her story about living with bipolar II disorder, suicidal thoughts, and self-harm. She shares how her dealing with her mother’s mental illness and the loss of her grandfather impacted her life and led to her seeking professional help for her mental health at the Lindner Center of Hope.

Finding Her Truth

Maritza Marciano, from RitzaWonderfulLife blog, shares her story with 1N5. 6 Sexual Traumas. 5 Antidepressants. 4 Therapists. 3 Suicide Attempts. 3 Diagnoses. 2 Involuntary Hospitalizations. 2 Psychiatrists. 1 Residential Inpatient Program. Too Many cuts on my body. Too Many Panic Attacks. Too Much Dissociation. I have suffered from depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember.  I never really thought anything of the social anxiety, the wanting to die or the idea that everything would be easier if I …