The outbreak of covid-19 may be stressful for many people who suddenly found themselves locked at home with bad news everywhere about lockdown and infections.
Staying at home, you may feel bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also be low, worried or anxious, or concerned about your finances, your health or those close to you.
Remember, this situation is temporary and, for most of us, these feelings will pass.
The best thing you can do now is to look after your mental health. Don’s hesitate to seek help if you need it!
Muslim organizations continue to serve those needing help during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Information, support groups and counselling can make this stressful time during the Coronavirus Pandemic, lockdowns and social distancing less painful. Here is where to find mental health help during the COVID-19 Pandemic
In addition to positive, informative and supportive coverage of the Corona Pandemic, AboutIslam.net continues to offer counselling services, including professional counselling sessions at Ask The Counselor service.
British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) (UK)
Medical information on mental health
Khalil Center (US)
The Khalil Center approach is to offer a holistic integrative approach to counseling/therapy. We welcome spiritually integrated interventions and draw from the psychological literature on best practices for counseling/therapy.
https://khalilcenter.com/ Crisis Helpline 1 855 5HELPKC / Info 1 855 5KHALIL
Muslim Comunity Heathline (UK)
Confidential, non-judgemental listening & emotional support service
Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN) UK
Providing support for Muslim mental health practiononers and a Muslim Counseling Directory.
Muslim Women Network (MWNUK) (UK)
Helpline offering faith and culturally sensitive information, advice and support
mwnhelpline.co.uk / 0800 999 5786
Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH) (UK)
Free, confidential and non judgemental support for anyone who needs it. Call, email or chat on our website
Myh.org.uk / 0808 808 2008
Sharing daily tips and advice on social media, launched a short video series providing advice for everyone to implement in their daily lives, launched Naseeha circles to give youth the opportunity to interact, ask questions and stay mentally strong during the Coronavirus outbreak, and have a helpline here for you 7 days a week.
Naseeha.org/covid19/ / Helpline 1-866-Naseeha / Textline (Mon-Fri): 1 (866) 627-3342
NOUR DV (UK)
Providing victims of domestic violence with access to Islamic Advisors, Legal Advisors and also have a team of Professional Advisors who can offer health related advice including, counselling and psychological support.
Nour-dv.org.uk/ 0284 319 0031
Individual, couple, family, counselling and Accredited Training.
www.sakoon.co.uk / 07943 561 561