Our Mission Values
Our mission is to offer culturally and religiously tailored mental health services, creating a secure haven for individuals to explore well-being within their faith. We strive to raise awareness about mental health in the Muslim community and beyond, breaking down stigmas and fostering a supportive environment for holistic healing.
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Article Release in Time Magazine
Article Release in Time Magazine
Dr. Rania Awaad, President of Maristan, discusses the alarming rise of Islamophobia and the “modern media machine’s” messaging that enforces the othering of Muslim communities. The surge in hate incidents, notably in the United States and across the West, has been enabled by anti-Palestinian and anti-Muslim rhetoric. This has profound repercussions for the health and wellness of the Muslim community…
“By diminishing the complexity of individuals and essentializing Islam, these colonial powers created a seedbed for the dehumanization and generalization of people today perceived to be Muslim or Muslim-adjacent. And perhaps most importantly, these kinds of hate crimes and the rise of Islamophobia have extensive, negative mental health impacts on Muslim communities in the U.S. and around the world.”
For Those Concerned About Palestine
‼️**NOW AVAILABLE: **A Mental Health Guidebook for Those Concerned About Palestine 🇵🇸
بِسْمِ ٱللَّٰهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ
*What You Will Learn: * 📖 Authored by members of the Stanford Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab, this guide provides a resource for understanding the historical and geopolitical contexts surrounding the ongoing genocide against Palestinians.
🧠 Further, it delves into the multiple layers of trauma experienced by both generations of Palestinians and Muslims currently witnessing the unfolding tragedies.
📝 Read more for resources to take action, educational materials, and recommendations for safeguarding your mental health.
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Our Journey to Empower Mental Well-being
Grounded in Islamic traditions, Maristan aims to lead professional clinical care, education, and research in advancing holistic, mental, and spiritual wellness.
Maristan strives to revive the Islamic legacy of research and education that informs holistic healing and provides culturally and spiritually congruent, professional, accessible, and affordable mental health care for all.
Our online clinical, educational, and research-based Maristan initiative was inspired by the historical function of traditional Maristans. Our goal is to revive the Islamic traditional function of Maristans with research and education, stemming from the work of the Stanford Muslim Mental Health & Islamic Psychology Lab, to inform holistic healing for our clients and provide culturally and spiritually congruent, professional, accessible, affordable mental health care for all.
Empowering Minds, Transforming Lives
Our Mission & Vision
Grounded in Islamic traditions, Maristan aims to lead professional clinical care, education, and research in advancing holistic, mental and spiritual wellness. Maristan strives to revive the Islamic legacy of research and education that informs holistic healing and provides culturally and spiritually congruent, professional, accessible, and affordable mental health care for all.
Discover Strength and Resilience from the Quran
Embracing Resilience Ramadan Series
This special series was broadcasted throughout the month of Ramadan and will explore the stories of resilience and strength from the Quran. Dr. Rania Awaad will delve into the challenges faced by the prophets and companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him) and how they overcame their struggles with unwavering faith and determination.
In this series, you will learn valuable lessons about how to embrace resilience in the face of adversity and how to find comfort and strength in the teachings of the Quran. We invite you to tune in and be inspired by these timeless stories of perseverance and courage.
Episode 9: Prophet Yusuf's Shirt-Complex Trials
The story of Prophet Yusuf's shirt holds great significance in the Quran, appearing three times throughout his trials and tribulations. From being thrown into a well...
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Empowering Minds, Nurturing Well-being
Mental Health Education
Empower yourself with mental health knowledge and resources tailored for the Muslim community. Access insights, coping strategies, and well-being practices.
Culturally Sensitive Therapy
Compassionate therapy and counseling services designed to address the unique challenges of the Muslim community. Begin your healing journey today.
Suicide Prevention & Support
Raise awareness and offer support for those in need. Find guidance, hope, and strength in our Muslim suicide prevention resources.
Comprehensive Resource Hub
Discover a wealth of articles, videos, and self-help guides in our comprehensive resource hub. Enhance your well-being with valuable information and support.
Explore our Educational Resources for Mental Health Awareness
Enrich Your Knowledge, Empower Your Mind
Healing Circle: Dome
As news of multiple tragic incidents of domestic violence that led to the loss of innocent life continues to spread in our community, many are left with anger, pain, and a feeling of helplessness.
Remembering our Both
”Whoever kills one person, is as if they have killed all of humanity.." (Quran 5:32) This month we lost four beautiful souls fired by sectarian violence within our community. 10-13% of Muslims identi
Empowering Minds, Transforming Lives
Be Part of Our Mission
Join Maristan and make a difference in the field of mental health. We offer rewarding career opportunities and volunteer roles where you can contribute to our mission of promoting well-being. With a focus on professional growth, meaningful impact, a supportive culture, and work-life balance, Maristan provides an environment where you can thrive. Explore our openings below and join us in transforming lives.
Advance your career through training programs and resources, enhancing your skills in the mental health field.
Create Lasting Change
Make a meaningful impact on individuals and communities by joining our mission-driven organization.
Collaborative & Supportive
Experience a culture of teamwork, respect, and compassion, where your contributions are valued.
Balance Work & Life
Enjoy flexible work arrangements that prioritize your well-being and personal life.
"Thank you Dr Rania & Maristan, for such initiatives! Stigma kills!! And we love and appreciate you very much for destigmatizing issues surrounding mental health and suicide. It means so much for people with lived experience ❤️❤️❤️. Let us support Maristan everyone, the funding would really help in these efforts. We too, are supporting all the way from Malaysia"