Woman of the Year: Nancy Eigel-Miller Wants Mental Illness Better Understood

Nancy Eigel-Miller’s husband killed himself 10 years ago. And she wants you to know she has no problem with you reading that. In fact, she wants you to understand that she’s not going to hide it and isn’t ashamed by it. Eigel-Miller instead uses it as motivation to make even more people aware of mental illness and to take away …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

2018 YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE LAUNCHES YOUTH-LED IDEAS FOR CHANGE

Cincinnati’s first-ever Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge, hosted by 1N5, in conjunction with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Design Impact and the University of Cincinnati, set the stage for youth-led change in our community. This inaugural event, modeled after a similar program from Stanford University, hosted over 70 local high school students and 40 professional mentors determined to create innovative, yet practical …

Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge 2018

Jacob Purcell

STUDENTS WANTED for Cincinnati’s Inaugural YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE IGNITE. INNOVATE. IMPLEMENT. 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 health issues with the …