3006, 2015

King v. Burwell: AMHP Board of Directors Statement on Supreme Court Ruling

By |June 30th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy Activity, Advocacy Diary, AMHP News, Connecting Muslims To Coverage|Tags: , |0 Comments

1706, 2015

Ramadan: Toning the Soul and Body

By |June 17th, 2015|Categories: Community Blog, Health Promotion|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Plates of dates and glasses of milk line the table. Bowls of salad and soup grace the edges while a giant platter of chicken sits majestically in the center. A delectable dessert is cooling on [...]

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 [...]