Session Resources: Ramadan Culture & our Mental Health

Note: We compile this list of resources relating to Penawar’s session topic that you may find on our social media. We are not trying to impose a fixed understanding of Islam but we see it as a continuous learning process for us all. We ask that you keep an open mind and an open heart.



+ “What It’s Like to Have an Eating Disorder During Ramadan”, Adeline Hocine,

+ “For Muslims With Eating Disorders, Ramadan Can Pose a Dangerous Choice”, Angelina Chapin,

+ “I carry a secret pain with me during Ramadan”, Noha Abu El Magd,

+ “Fear of the Afterlife & Panic Attacks”, Naj,

+ “What NOT to Say to a Muslim Struggling with Their Mental Health”, Nurul Afiqah,

+ “Ramadan: Still in the grips of anorexia”, Habiba,


+ Information on Eating Disorders,

+ Helping Someone in Crisis,



Last day to sign up: 17 May 2019, Friday 11pm.

We’ll put you on a waitlist if all participant slots are filled up!