Farah Islam

Dr. Farah Islam is a mental health advocate, educator, and researcher. Her focus is on on the mental health concerns and service access barriers of racialized and migrant communities with a particular interest in South Asian and Muslim populations. She completed her PhD in the epidemiology of mental health at York University and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). She has taught the Psychology of Adolescence from an Islamic perspective at Islamic Online University (IOU) and is currently working as a Research Consultant at Access Alliance Multicultural Community and Health Services, in addition to teaching a course on Muslim Youth Mental Health at the Islamic Institute of Toronto (IIT).