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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Students form Muslim Mental Health Initiative, advocate for inclusive mental health services

May 19, 2021

As a Muslim student on campus, Weinberg junior Fizzah Jaffer recalls going through a list of over 200 therapists from Northwestern’s Counseling and Psychological Services and not seeing a Muslim counselor...

One of MMHIs first accomplishments was adding the first Muslim provider — the Khalil Center — to the list of referrals that CAPS gives students when connecting them with off-campus mental health resources. It is still the only Muslim provider on the list of 217 resources.

CAPS hires first Muslim counselor as a result of student advocacy

January 26, 2021

Northwestern Counseling and Psychological Services hired Sabaahath Latifi, their first-ever Muslim counselor this quarter after student advocates from the Muslim Mental Health Initiative advocated for...

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