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Posts Tagged "Mental Health"

AMHP at ISNA 2012

By Sameer Siddiqi on Aug 21, 2012| 1 comment

AMHP at ISNA 2012

 If you are coming to the ISNA conference, please do let us know.  We have two super events lined up: (1) ”Helping Our Community Conquer Addiction, Vices, and Grief Through Worship and Counseling“–our panel discussion on Sunday 2 Sept at 2:30pm. Click through for additional information! (2) “Muslim Health Forum“–our inaugural TED talk-style event which features several exciting presenters spanning social health policy, epidemiology, environmental health, and entrepreneurship.  (This event is free at Busboys and Poets, which is a few blocks away from the Convention Center.). Click through for additional...

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Dealing with Muslim Patients with Dementia

By Malikah Adilah, Member on Dec 4, 2011| 2 comments

Dealing with Muslim Patients with Dementia

Samara, Naim, Nassir, Mona, Malika, yes that’s it Malikah. How are you? I waited patiently as my grandmother called the names of her grandchildren before she recognized that I was the one standing before her. I was not alarmed initially because it is normal to have a typical age-related change. Sometimes forgetting names but remembering them later. Roughly, three years passed when I received a startling phone call from my Aunt who expressed that my grandmother was missing! Missing? I was alarmed. I lived 3000 miles away. Five hours and three cups of coffee later, I received a follow up call from my Aunt. My grandmother was found at 2 am sitting on the curb in front of the closed thrift store where she frequently shopped. I knew it was time to have my...

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