The Institute of Muslim Mental Health is committed to optimizing the Muslim community’s emotional health and well being by mobilizing a network of mental health professionals to ensure all American Muslims have access to high quality resources.
Our model is to train and mobilize mental health professionals as well as generate scholarly research and knowledge to better serve the community.
Members of our organization have consulted and developed education material for the Nathan Kline Research Institute, the National Alliance for Mental Health, the Islamic Society of North America, Lutheran Medical Center, Islamic Networks Group, and the Muslim Consultative Network.
Participate in monthly Work In Progress meetings to learn about research and design methods in MMH
We have developed courses and models to train Imams, Islamic chaplains, and community leaders to recognize severe mental illness, refer to appropriate professionals, and offer basic supportive counseling.
Access to member interest groups to facilitate interaction between various professionals nationwide in the same field.
In collaboration with Yale School of Medicine, we are offering an online cultural competency program that offers 2.0 hours of continuing medical education credits.
The Instiute of Muslim Mental Health proudly hosts a two part webinar series in which scholars share their expertise to community members and mental health professionals, respectively.
APRIL 13-14, 2017 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing MI 48823 The Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference brings together faith leaders, health care providers, and researchers to examine topics related to mental health across the American Muslim community. Participants can expect to hear relevant speeches by keynote speakers, scholarly research presentations, and panel discussions. 2017 Muslim Mental…
The Journal of Muslim Mental Health is a much-needed resource for professionals seeking to identify and explore the mental health care needs of Muslims in all areas of the world. This peer-reviewed academic journal is the first of its kind. Serving as a foundational element, the journal established itself through the collaboration with Taylor &…
Let’s face it, being a Muslim mental health professional isn’t always easy. We often times deal with stigma from all around – from within the community, from society and from in the masjid. We may share a common desire to provide care, healing and hope to the mentally ill members of our very own Muslim…
We need YOUR help to help achive our vision.
There are several ways to get involved and support the work of the Institute of Muslim Mental Health.
1) Professionals - Become a Member
2) Become a Champion - Donate and Support our Institute's work
3) Volunteer & Intern - We have several projects and programs for volunteers and interns to assit with, reach out to us to learn more!
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