Bio: Majd Al-Waheidi is a reporter based in Brooklyn, NY. She grew up in the Gaza Strip, where she reported for The New York Times before moving to the U.S. to earn her M.A. in Arab Studies from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. During her Feet in 2 Worlds reporting fellowship Majd reports on mental health issues in immigrant communities, using data to drive her journalism. She speaks Arabic, French and Persian.
Posted on: 29 Dec 2022
Post-9/11 Islamophobia triggered a mental health crisis among Muslims. Now, the shift toward seeking mental health care is happening at Islamic centers and mosques.