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Statement from the National Muslim Task Force and the National Black Muslim COVID Coalition on COVID-19 Regarding Eid ul-Adha

View & Download the PDF.  The National Muslim Task Force has issued statements throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, from the beginning of the pandemic, during the blessed month of Ramadan, and when masajids were beginning to reopen. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a major threat to the health of our nation, our community, and …

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Community in the Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 crisis has ushered in a “new normal” in 2020 and is widely viewed as the most disruptive event of our times. With all countries actively battling the COVID-19 virus, it has taken its toll in everyday lives the world over, both personally and professionally. The pressing mental health need doesn’t have a vaccine or therapeutic to offer as a quick fix. Even before 2020, 1-in-5 Americans reported experiencing a mental illness in a given year(1). Social distancing measures over the past few months have further exacerbated feelings of anxiety, loneliness, and isolation.

The Future Shock of Healthcare

As a faith-based community and as a nation, we need to recognize the place that stress and trauma have in our lives. People who have suffered trauma previously are now further at risk for poor mental health outcomes that may include depression, anxiety, and additional traumatic responses. Isolation can aggravate much of what we feel that we have already been struggling with and can instill a sense of hopelessness.

Where Does Our State of Mental Health Go From Here?

As a faith-based community and as a nation, we need to recognize the place that stress and trauma have in our lives. People who have suffered trauma previously are now further at risk for poor mental health outcomes that may include depression, anxiety, and additional traumatic responses. Isolation can aggravate much of what we feel that we have already been struggling with and can instill a sense of hopelessness.

AMHP Statement Against the Murder of George Floyd

In the midst of a pandemic, our nation reels once again from the brutal and senseless killing of yet another black man in Minnesota – George Floyd – by law enforcement officials employing excessive force.American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) wholly condemns the killing of George Floyd and the patterns of systemic oppression and violence against …

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Faith Communities Together: A Global Day of Prayer

AMHP Joins the Community Wide Shuraa Conference and Masjid Muhammad, The Nation’s Mosque® Washington, D.C, Focolare Movement (North America), and Islamic Relief USA, for a national day of prayer, as our nation, in particular, faces a current challenge of grappling with both the acute consequences of the pandemic and the recurring, chronic racial justice issues of respect for those of African American ethnicity

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