Islam and Mental Health

“Shine a Light” is a compelling and eye-opening documentary that delves into the complex intersection of mental health and the Muslim community. This thought-provoking film sheds light on the unique challenges, stigma, and resilience experienced by Muslims in Australia as they navigate the often-taboo topic of mental well-being.

The narrative follows the journeys of several individuals in Australia with lived experience of Mental Ill Health. Through intimate interviews, viewers gain insight into the struggles these individuals have faced and the ways they have sought help, both within and outside their communities.

The documentary also features interviews with mental health professionals who provide expert insights and guidance as well as culturally sensitive approaches to mental health support.

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