Unfortunately, the stigma associated with mental health often prevents affected individuals from getting the proper help and treatment on their journey to better well-being. IMANA recognizes this need and aims to improve awareness and access to services in the Muslim community by launching its free Muslim Mental Health Professionals directory and list of resources. Through education and advocacy, we’ll break down barriers surrounding mental health, support those affected, and better serve our community.
Webinar: Faith and Mental Health: How Religion and Spirituality affects our resilience and wellness.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that by the year 2020, depression will be the second most frequent cause of disability worldwide, second only to ischemic heart disease. By examining the two integral concepts of health in Islam and extensive case studies, Dr. Farha Abbasi will demonstrate how religion and spirituality often assist in healing for people belonging to or practicing a religion, including how the Imams can play a pivotal role in creating faith-based mental health initiatives.
Come join us with Dr. Farha Abbasi for a Webinar on “Mental Health Stigma – Navigating Awareness, Acceptance, and Access” on August 13th, 2020 @ 6:30 PM CDT (7:30 PM EDT). Register here –