Kentucky Funds Sources of Strength – Suicide Prevention Program in Schools

Did you know that the State of Kentucky will fund the Sources of Strength evidence-based suicide prevention and mental health program in KY schools? 1N5 works with schools in NKY to implement this program in a way that works with the specific needs of the school. If you’re interested in implementing Sources of Strength in your Northern Kentucky school, please email nancy_miller@1N5.org …

Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge Recap

Last weekend, 1N5 hosted the 2nd Annual Youth Mental Health Innovation Challenge at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Burnett Campus. In this two-day workshop-style event, multiple teams of high-school and college students worked in groups of five to create, develop, and present creative solutions to intentional mental health challenge prompts. These prompts were designed to make students think outside the …

Spring4Life 2019 Creates More Opportunities for Change in the Queen City

Saturday, April 6, 2019 On Saturday night, 430 members of our community, passionate to create change in our community, came together to raise awareness and funding for evidence-based mental health programming in local schools.  This lively and energetic event, held at the artistically designed Summit Hotel in Cincinnati, sold out for the second consecutive year. This year, our audience witnessed …

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 …