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NHS Every Mind Mattters

Every Mind Matters provides mental wellbeing advice for staying at home due to coronavirus and directs people to the right channels and resources. For example, how to find out about employment and benefits rights, how to get access to essentials including household supplies, treatment and medicines, how to stay connected with others and how to talk about worries.

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Sakoon Counselling

In times of hardship with this coronavirus, Sakoon Islamic Counselling is a great service which aims to strengthen couples and families as they face life challenges. Some examples of challenges which may be faced during this difficult time is depression, anxiety, panic attacks, relationship issues, bereavement and loss.

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Muslim Councillor and Psychotherapist Network

The MCAPN promotes mental health awareness, providing solutions for those dealing with isolation in this current climate as a result of coronavirus. In the form of blogs, advice is provided on how to deal with isolation in Ramadan and how the Quran can give us hope and meaning in times of isolation. They provide a professional Muslim Counselling Directory for clients to easily find and access mental health counselling support and highlight the importance of seeking professional help for mental health.

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Headspace

Headspace is a personal guide to health and happiness which helps you to focus, breathe, stay calm, and create the conditions for a better night’s sleep by practicing meditation and mindfulness. When you need some stress relief or lessons on creating a better sleep cycle, Headspace can help, particularly during this COVID-19 situation where stress levels are high and sleep can be affected as a result. They are providing free membership for NHS staff.

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Rethink Mental Illness

A practical guide with advice on how to reduce your anxiety and manage your mental health during the COVID outbreak.

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Mental Health & Money Advice

Finances can be a struggle to manage during the COVID outbreak, especially if you have found yourself unable to work due to various reasons. This simple guide will help you manage your budget and give you peace of mind.

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Money Saving Expert

 practical guide on steps that you can take during the COVID outbreak to reduce your outgoings and manage your finances better.

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Good Samaritans NHS

The official request form if you are vulnerable or in need of a volunteer to help you do various tasks like collection of shopping, or even just checking in for a chat.

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Open Iftar

The #MyOpenIftar pack gives you all the tools you need to create beautiful Iftar experiences at home. Join virtual Iftars this Ramadan with different speakers each night. Open iftar are committed to connecting people around the world despite the social distancing measures.

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Future Learn

Is coronavirus affecting your education or work? Explore online courses to continue studying, build professional skills, and connect with experts.

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BIMA - support for healthcare providers

BIMA provides guidance and support for healthcare providers during COVID-19 with talks and posts for those that feel overwhelmed and in need of a spiritual boost. It also provides clinical support including what to do in an emergency for those on the frontline as well as general self-care tips such as annual leave. Advice is provided on how to deal with mental isolation from a medical, spiritual and Islamic perspective.

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About Us

The Muslim Doctors Association is a non-profit, voluntary organisation founded in 2004. Our team of doctors, dentists and allied health professionals work within local communities to empower and support individuals to lead healthier lives. 

Our mission, by using faith and culturally sensitive methods, is to inspire physical, spiritual and emotional well-being amongst local communities and in particular, minority populations within the United Kingdom.

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