Mental Health

March 23, 2023 2 mins

Is Vaping, Brewing Tea with, or Smoking CBD Flower Permissible?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question Is it permissible to (smoke, vape, or brew as a tea) CBD flower that contains traces or negligible amounts of THC? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate. I pray you are in good faith and health. If one uses CBD flower for medicinal purposes […]
March 18, 2023 4 mins

Is It Right to Marry Someone to Save Her from Abusive Parents?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question I know someone who is being abused by her parents. We live in a Muslim country; there are no relatives or shelters she can turn to. She’s a good religious girl but suffers from depression and anxiety due to the abuse. She has a chronic health condition but can […]
March 12, 2023 3 mins

Should I Marry despite My Tokophobia?

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question My potential husband is a Pakistani Muslim seeking US citizenship. He knows I do not wish to become pregnant because of my tokophobia and will expect him always to use birth control. Still, I am worried that this will cause issues down the road and/or that my in-laws will […]
March 10, 2023 3 mins

How Can I Get over My Depression despite Trying to Get Closer to Allah?

Answered by Mawlana Ilyas Patel Question My doctor has prescribed antidepressants for me, despite my efforts to heal without them. I’ve seen a lot of videos that say depression is caused by not being close to Allah, but I try to be close to Allah by doing the obligatory, seeking knowledge, and sending Salawat, and […]