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Bottled Up: Mental Health and American Muslims

By |May 18th, 2015|

“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 of telling a stranger your deepest thoughts and feelings when we have a hard enough time telling our loved ones [...]

AMHP at ISNA 2012

By |August 21st, 2012|

 If you are coming to the ISNA conference, please do let us know.  We have two super events lined up:

(1) "Helping Our Community Conquer Addiction, Vices, and Grief Through Worship and Counseling"--our panel discussion on Sunday 2 Sept at 2:30pm. Click through for additional information!

(2) "Muslim Health Forum"--our inaugural TED talk-style event which features several exciting presenters spanning [...]

Dealing with Muslim Patients with Dementia

By |December 4th, 2011|

Samara, Naim, Nassir, Mona, Malika, yes that's it Malikah. How are you? I waited patiently as
my grandmother called the names of her grandchildren before she recognized that I was the one
standing before her. I was not alarmed initially because it is normal to have a typical age-related
change. Sometimes forgetting names but remembering them later.

Roughly, three [...]