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The Feeling of Being Watched: Community Screening Healing Guide

Part 4: Resources and Recommended Reading

Healthy Minds: Online Mental Health Screening

You keep tabs on your blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol. How about your emotional well-being? You can check it out right here, anytime. This tool is completely anonymous. In a few minutes, you will learn whether or not you might be experiencing behavioral health challenges.

The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale

Stress is a condition or feeling experienced when a person perceives that "demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilize." In less formal terms, we feel stressed when we feel that "things are out of control". The Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale is a tool helps us measure the stress load we carry, and think about what we should do about it.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you feel you are in a crisis, whether or not you are thinking about killing yourself, please call the Lifeline. People have called us for help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.

Khalil Center

Khalil Centeris a community psychological and spiritual wellness center. Khalil Center’s approach emphasizes: psychological reconstruction, behavioral reformation and spiritual elevation. Khalil Center utilizes faith-based approaches rooted in Islamic theological concepts while integrating the science of psychology towards addressing social, psychological, communal and spiritual health

Muslim Mental Health – Find A Therapist

This directory is a very useful tool to help people find a counselor, therapist, psychologist, and/or psychiatrist throughout North America

Muslim Wellness Foundation

Muslim Wellness Foundation (MWF) is an organization which seeks to reduce stigma associate with mental illness, addiction and trauma through dialogue, education and training.

Nasiha Counseling

Counseling can be a meaningful way to address some of life's challenges you are facing or have been facing for a long time. As therapists, we provide support and feedback to help you cope with current life challenges and long-standing issues

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FURTHER READING:

American, Muslim, and under constant watch: the emotional toll of surveillance. Retrieved from:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/mar/27/american-muslim-surveillance-the-emotional-toll

Khan, S. R. (2014). Post 9/11: The impact of stigma for Muslim Americans. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 20(4), 580.

O’Connor, A. J., & Jahan, F. (2014). Under surveillance and overwrought: American Muslims’ emotional and behavioral responses to government surveillance. Journal of Muslim Mental Health, 8(1).

Rodriguez Mosquera, P. M., Khan, T., & Selya, A. (2013). Coping with the 10th anniversary of 9/11: Muslim Americans' sadness, fear, and anger. Cognition & emotion, 27(5), 932-941.

Shamas, D., & Arastu, N. (2010). Mapping muslims: NYPD spying and its impact on America muslims.