A Message From The Committee

If you find yourself reading this post, it may be because you feel a connection towards mental health in some form. Whether this connection is through your own personal experience or due to the experience of someone that you love, mental health is something that affects each and every one of us. This feeling of universality, of going through this …

Suicide: Beyond The Taboo

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Suicide…such a heavy topic of discussion, especially in the local Muslim community. As I was plotting this blog article, my mind was flooded with questions. Written By: Sarah Soofi How do I address this issue? Is there any way I can make this an “easy” topic to discuss? How can I reduce the intensity? After several days of contemplation, I …

Our Jokes on Mental Health

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Even though mental health is slowly becoming more normalized in our community, the jokes haven’t stopped. Written by: Yusra Muflahi It is very likely that you, or someone you know has joked about mental health with no intent to be harmful. Even though mental health is slowly becoming more normalized in our community, the jokes haven’t stopped. “Make up your …

The Anxious Mind

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Avoid your fears and they will grow, move towards them and they will subside. Written by Sara Nasser With anxiety we have far more imaginary worries than real ones. Yet somehow every little thought or feeling we have begins to feel incredibly real and magnified when we are in an anxious state. We begin to ruminate over and over in …