Useful Muslim Links: Counselling & Health

2 April 2005

The Muslim Law (Shar’ia) Council www.muslimcollege

Click on Introduction, then Links then the Muslim Law (Shariah) Council
Contact : Moulana M S Raza, Executive Sectretary
The Shariah Council was instituted in 1978 at the Islamic Cultural Centre, Regents Park during the tenure of Dr M A Zaki Badawi. It was reconstituted in 1985 and expanded to have scholars from schools of Law in Britain and also to have three practising Muslim lawyers.
Its main function is to: resolve disputes between Muslims in Britain, give fatwas (religious opinions) in answer to questions submitted by organisations or individuals, resolve the conflicts of law between the civil and shariah law with particulars reference to family law.

The Mohsin Institute www.themohsininstitute.com

The Mohsin Institute was established in Leicester (England) in 1978 by Salim Khan, who has spent over 20 years practicing and teaching the herbal healing arts. He is also a cranial sacral therapist and manual medicine consultant, iridologist, a professional member of the British Herbal Medicine Association, and a founder member of both the Unified Register of Herbal Practitioners and the Eastern Medicine (Tibb) Practitioners Association.
The Mohsin Institute teach an accredited distance learning programme of studies in Tibb Eastern Medicine, provide holistic consultation and treatment through their clinic, produce their own quality-assured herbal medicines and provide Islamic counselling.

Muslim Women’s Helpline www.mwhl.org

The Muslim Women’s Helpline aims to provide any Muslim girl or woman in a crisis with a free, confidential listening service and referral to Islamic consultants, plus practical help and information where required. We also wish to highlight issues in the community that it should address because of the cases that came to us.

Musshkil Aasaan Community Care for Families:  tel: 020 8672 6581

Provides crisis intervention, counselling, advocacy, family support, welfare rights, bereavement support and interpretation.

NAFAS www.nafas.org

Nafas is a multifaceted specialist resource established to meet the drug and drug related education, prevention and treatment needs of primarily the Bangladeshi community in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
NAFAS provide a treatment / day care programme, Muslim culturally sensitive service, advice, information, a youth advisor service for young people based in schools and at Nafas, drug education / prevention, culturally sensitive drug education and prevention initiatives to the community through schools, community centres and other organisations, develop appropriate drug related information materials in English, Bengali and other appropriate languages and deliver accredited drug education training courses for young people.

Muslim Youth Helpline www.myh.org.uk  Helpline: 0808 808 2008  e-mail: help@myh.org.uk

The Muslim Youth Helpline is a confidential helpline for young Muslims. All the helpline workers are young people trained to help you whatever problem or difficulty you face. Young Muslims contact the Muslim Youth Helpline about a wide range of issues. Some people are going through desperate situations, whilst others are feeling lonely or confused. Common problems that many young people talk about are drugs, feeling depressed, family and friendships as well as issues related to sexuality.

Amina Muslim Women’s Helpline, Glasgow tel: 0141 585 8108 e-mail: aminamwrc@aol.com

Information, advice and listening support for Muslim women. Help with a range of concerns including family matters, marriage, domestic abuse, leisure activities suitable for Muslim women. Part of the Muslim Women’s Resource Centre which provides a drop-in centre, information, advice, advocacy, counselling and befriending. Referrals and signposting to specialist services when required.

Muslimline Helpline 0845 22 50 2

Have you suffered from Islamophobia? Have you suffered because of your race or religion? Register your incident with the Muslimline and find out what help is available.

Muslim Health Network info@muslimhealthnetwork.org

Internet services to promote, preserve, organise and advance health education and health issues affecting Muslims in the UK.

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