“What will people say?” Four words cause so much pain to so many people especially when it comes to mental illnesses in the Muslim community. Because of the stigma surrounding mental health challenges, people don’t get help. Not only have I seen research about it in the Muslim Mental Health Journal but I’ve seen examples of it in my own circle of friends. So while in the last episode I talked about the voices and in your head, this week it’s about the voices outside.
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Alhumdulillah, I'm excited to announce that Mentally Fit Muslims is now a registered charity! This means MFM can help you in your own personal struggles with mental health and future generations. We are so grateful for all your support through tuning in every month to listen to our podcast episodes.
We are now eligible to receive grants and donations from individuals all across the world who want nothing more than better lives when it comes to healing themselves. It's only through coming together as one can we raise awareness and stamp out stigma related to mental health and mental illness.
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Your help! Your contribution will inshaAllah ensure that we can continue to bring fresh content about mental wellness and advocate for those suffering in silence. Your support goes a long way because it helps us sustain this podcast by hiring staff and investing in better equipment to produce quality and well-researched content.
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Do you have a mental health challenge? You're not alone. Millions of Muslims around the world suffer from mental illness, and many don't know where to turn for help. Mentally Fit Muslims are here to change that by providing spiritual support and guidance on how to live with your condition. It offers an alternative perspective on what it means to be mentally ill in Islam, one that's empowering instead of stigmatizing.
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