On this inaugural episode of Faithadelphia, the host Humna Rub, CAIR Advisory Board member, speaks to psychiatrist Dr. Karriem Lateef Salaam, psychotherapist Huma Raja, and BCBA Durriya Shamsi about mental health in the Muslim community and why it has remained a taboo subject. In this first part of a two-part episode, the guests discuss what mental health is, how to care for one’s mental health and how the pandemic has affected our well-being.
In the second episode of Faithadelphia, Humna Rub continues the conversation on mental health in the Muslim community with psychiatrist Dr. Karriem Lateef Salaam, psychotherapist Huma Raja, and BCBA Durriya Shamsi. They discuss the impact of racism and colorism in our community effects the mental health of many members of the Muslim community.
Faithadelphia is a youth-oriented podcast that aims to initiate discussions on topics pertaining to the youth and the Muslim community. Your host Humna Rub will seek to have critical conversations with various members of the community who will educate and shed light on issues young Muslims may face, including mental health, substance use, sexism, racism, navigating higher education, building a career as a young Muslim and more.