10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference (2018)

10th volunteers on stage
10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference 2018
Held in Washington DC at the U.S. Institute of Peace, the 10th Annual conference was attended by over 300 guests from across the US and abroad. Keynote speaker Congresswoman Debbie Dingell reiterated the need for understanding and compassion.
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell

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Ms. Kameelah Mumin-Rashad “Black Muslims experience racism in their faith communities and that is a tragedy.”  Kameelah is the Founder and President of Muslim Wellness Foundation (MWF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting healing and emotional well-being in the American Muslim community through dialogue, education, and training. Muslim Wellness Foundation envisions a future in which faith communities are at the forefront of mental health advocacy and committed to developing an inclusive culture of compassion, understanding, and holistic health.

talat hamdani

"My Jihad (struggle) is getting justice for my son - Talat Hamdani, in her talk, A Mother Remembers Her Son, A Muslim-American First Responder Who Died On Sept. 11

Member of Congress, Rep Debbie Dingell gives the Keynote address at the 2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference in Washington DC

Muslim Mental Health 2018 Conference in Washington DC Black Muslim Psychology Panel with speakers: Kameelah Mu'Min Rashad, MS, MRP, MEd, Halim Naeem, PhD, Ulrick Vieux, DO,  and moderator Cheryl El-Amin PhD

10th Annual Muslim Mental Health Conference (2018  Dr Mona Amer Keynote Address

at the US Institute of Peace, Washington DC

Hosted by: Michigan State University Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Muslim Mental Health

2018 Muslim Mental Health Conference Imam Mental Health Training Amal Fayad - Overview of most prevalent mental disorders, what to treat and what not to treat, referrals Dr Allan Chrisman - Disaster Relief, Chaplaincy Support, Compassion Fatigue, Psychology Recovery