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Mission Statement

Main Objectives of MMAC’s Mental Health Website

1) Increase awareness and facilitate access to culturally and spiritually adapted resources for Muslim individuals

2) Decreasing stigma and increasing empathy toward those struggling with mental illness in the Muslim community 

3) Increase awareness of mental wellness and mental illness within the Muslim community

MMAC’s Mental Health Project Objectives: 

1) To bring together and strengthen connections between health care providers, organizations, individuals with lived experience, students, spiritual leaders and researchers working with Muslim mental health issues in Canada 

2) To provide evidence based psychoeducation to the general public on mental health topics in the context of spirituality and Islam and;

3) To decrease the stigma of mental illness within the Muslim community

4) To increase access to evidence based culturally and spiritually appropriate mental health resources to the Muslim community