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Lest we Forget

The month of November marks a pivotal moment in the year where people from all backgrounds come together to reflect on the sacrifices that were made to make Canada the country it is today. From the beginning of confederation up until the current era, this nation has...

How it all came to be!

With an ever-growing Muslim population in North America, the need to provide culturally-sensitive and faith-based services have become increasingly imminent. Nisa Helpline is here to support you!

I want to engage in psychotherapy but…

A teenager with obsessive- compulsive disorder is not allowed to see a psychotherapist because her parents fear that it will affect their reputation. The stress from her OCD causes her to experience heart palpitations and breathing problems. A young woman on...

How to manage stress on Eid

Every year NISA Women’s Helpline receives approximately 4000 calls regarding mental health, domestic abuse, self-esteem and faith related issues. As we approach Eid-al-Adha we must remember that while these celebrations can be joyful, they can also be tense and...

Ponderings of a Professional Muslimah

Sarah is a physician currently working at Trillium Health Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. She joins us today for an interview on the life of a professional Muslimah. Q: What motivated you to pursue a professional career? S: I have to say, this is a difficult question....


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