Mental health issues affect everyone. To address the issues of mental health in the Muslim community in Minnesota, Fadumo Hassan, a master’s student in the M.A. in Counseling and Psychology Service program at Saint Mary’s, started a crisis hotline this fall with her sister, Sumaya.

Recently, the two sisters spoke with Minnesota Public Radio about their new enterprise, Open Minds Initiative, and the importance of breaking the stigma that surrounds mental health in the Muslim community.

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