2905, 2015

Mental Health Stigmatized Among Health Professionals

By |May 29th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Advocacy Diary, Advocacy Diary, Community Blog, Mental Health|Tags: , |0 Comments

Mental Health Stigmatized Among Health Professionals

 

I recently received a message from a friend struggling with anxiety and ADHD, who had been prescribed medication by her doctor. Coming from a South Asian Muslim background, her family [...]

1805, 2015

Bottled Up: Mental Health and American Muslims

By |May 18th, 2015|Categories: Community Blog, Health Promotion, Mental Health|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“Shhh, we don’t talk about that.”

“People will think I’m crazy.”

I often hear these statements in reference to a number of things within Muslim communities but none so often as seeking mental health services. The notion [...]

2904, 2015

College Reputation vs. Rape-utation: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

By |April 29th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Advocacy Diary, Community Blog|Tags: , , |0 Comments

In the last year, media headlines across the country have been rife with controversy around sexual assault cases occurring on college campuses, and lack of initiative by these colleges to properly handle the cases. [...]

2904, 2015

Refocusing: A Conversation about Rape Culture

By |April 29th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Advocacy Diary, Community Blog|0 Comments

Men ogling and catcalling women was always unacceptable and discomforting to me. I sometimes questioned if my attire was responsible for attracting that type of attention. If I was a victim of catcalling, I [...]

1304, 2015

Eating The Prophet Way

By |April 13th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Advocacy Diary, Advocacy Diary, Community Blog|0 Comments

It’s the third day of your diet, and you’re craving sweets. Chocolate, ice cream, anything  sugary, carb-­loaded and definitely not a plus for your waistline. It doesn’t help that this new diet, one of several [...]

1103, 2015

Social Justice and Our Social Health

By |March 11th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Diary, Advocacy Diary, Community Blog, Featured Front Page|2 Comments

Death is inevitable.

 It seems a macabre statement to make, but the truth of it cannot be denied. We public health and medical professionals spend our careers studying all manners of physical and mental maladies [...]