Deen Doesn’t Cure My Mental Illness: Stop Telling Me Praying Will Fix My Depression

By: Neda Ahmed I remember this one conversation when I was talking about mental illnesses, (specifically depression) and how it can lead someone to take away their life. Honestly, I don’t know whether I was speaking on the behalf of … Continue reading Deen Doesn’t Cure My Mental Illness: Stop Telling Me Praying Will Fix My Depression

Beyond the Problematic Stereotypes of the Most Common Mental Illnesses

By: Danielle Bechara “People with glasses are smart.” “People who read are intelligent.” These are two examples of not-so harmful stereotypes, right? “People with OCD love to clean.”  “Depressed people are sad all the time.”  “People who suffer with eating … Continue reading Beyond the Problematic Stereotypes of the Most Common Mental Illnesses