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I Struggle with Thoughts of Disbelief and Suicide

Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil is asked about despair and contemplating suicide from being a lone Muslim. I struggle with thoughts of disbelief and suicide. I have non-Muslim family members and feel so guilty when I spend time with them during Christmas and so on. I feel ashamed about telling them I am Muslim, because of […]

My Son Is Suicidal. What Can I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Amjad Tarsin Question: Assalam alaykum My son is suicidal and I have already reached out to the medical and mental health community; but it does not help. Things became worse after some events took place that made him lose faith in humanity. It was after these things he said he no longer […]

My Suicidal Thoughts Are Coming Back and I Have No One to Trust. What Should I Do?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I had to endure a very difficult life. I ended up with severe mental problems. I sought help and after several years of treatment I felt better. I am now in the military and I can feel my suicidal tendencies coming back strong. I can’t trust any of my […]

Ridding Oneself of Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: As’Salamu Alaykum, I have a problem with myself in that I keep having these images of harming myself somehow or committing suicide and I don’t know what to do. I’m at a difficult stage in my life right now. I have very bad family issues, financial problems and problems […]

Doubts, Difficulties, and Suicidal Thoughts

Answered by Sidi Wasim Shiliwala Question: as salamu alaykum Recently my iman has been very low. The only thing that prevents me from killing myself is the knowledge I have about suicide in the Islamic perspective. It seems unfair, I didn’t choose to exist. I have made dua to Allah so many times to give […]