Resources

Resources for Support

Islam, Medicine, Medical Ethics and COVID
Initiative on Islam and Medicine: Conducts scholarship, provides educational opportunities and hosts events to improve the health of American Muslims, and develop an academic, multidisciplinary field of Islamic Bioethics. https://www.medicineandislam.org/
Islamic Medical Association of North American: Provide direct patient care, health programs and advocacy to the world. https://imana.org/covid-19/
Social Policy Research
Institute for Social Policy Understanding: Faith based, voluntary mental health charity that raise awareness, combat stigmas and provide professional, non-judgemental, confidential support to those with mental health illnesses. https://www.ispu.org/public-policy/community-in-the-time-of-corona/
Muslim Mental Health Support
Khalil Center: A psychological and spiritual community wellness center. https://khalilcenter.com/
Inspirited Minds: Faith based, voluntary mental health charity that raise awareness, combat stigmas and provide professional, non-judgemental, confidential support to those with mental health illnesses. https://inspiritedminds.org.uk/coronavirus/
Muslim Resource Centre for Social Support & Integration (MRCSSI), London, Canada: promotes family safety and well-being with a culturally integrative model. Offers counselling, social support and family-centred programs https://mrcssi.com/
Naseeha Helpline: For Muslim Youth, call or Text Naseeha Helpline if you are being bullied, are depressed, dealing with alcohol or drugs. Naseeha is anonymous, confidential, no judgement, toll-free 1-866-627-3342 (CANADA)
Peaceful Families Project: is devoted to preventing domestic violence, with a particular focus on Muslim families of diverse cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds https://www.peacefulfamilies.org/
List of Direct Service Providers: https://www.peacefulfamilies.org/services-directory.html
The Muslim Chaplaincy of Toronto: engages Muslim youth by providing an inclusive space for them to foster a meaningful Muslim identity, enriched and supported by quality educational and counseling services. https://mcuoft.com/
Instagram: mcuoft
Islamic Chaplaincy, Pastoral and Spiritual Care
Association of Muslim Chaplains: Supports the development of Muslims who provide spiritual care as chaplains in communities and institutions in the United States. https://associationofmuslimchaplains.org/
Imams Online (UK): An online portal to provide information and career placement initiative aimed at prospective Islamic leaders, Imams, Chaplains, Alims and Aalimah’s. https://imamsonline.com/coronavirus-guidance/
Other Resources
Disasters & Religions App from the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture: Easily accessible religious literacy and competency information on 27 unique religions, from Baha’i to Zoroastrianism, including 12 Christian denominations. https://crcc.usc.edu/new-app-equips-disaster-responders-to-better-help-religious-americans/