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Today: CAIR’s ‘Daily Dose’ COVID-19 Conversation to Discuss ‘Mental Health: Part of Muslim Heritage or Taboo?’

(WASHINGTON, DC., 5/15/20) – Today, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will host another live 30-minute “Daily Dose: COVID Conversations with CAIR” at 3 p.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube.

Facebook GO TO: https://www.facebook.com/CAIRNational

YouTube GO TO:https://www.youtube.com/CAIRtv

Today’s program is themed Mental Health: Part of Muslim Heritage or Taboo?” with guest: 

  • Associate Professor at Standford University and Clinical Director at Khalil Center Dr. Rania Awaad
  • CAIR Philadelphia Board Member Mohammed Zubairu as guest co-host

This program will discuss how mental health is part of Muslim heritage and how Muslims should not have stigmas towards it. Muslims should be the loudest proponents of mental health. The program also discuss how to keep harmonious & balanced relationships.

[NOTEPlease submit your questions to ihooper@cair.com]

Daily Dose episodes will be live at 3 p.m. (ET) to accommodate Ramadan. 

Future daily programs will feature spiritual leaders, health care professionals, counselors, experts, community advocates, and CAIR leaders from around the country.

CAIR recently launched an online information portal offering vital information on the growing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on American Muslims and the entire society.

GO TO:https://cairnewsroom.com/

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com; CAIR Communications Coordinator Ayan Ajeen, aajeen@cair.com

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