Posts By: Samoon Ahmad

Part 4: Mental Health and the Legal System, Protection, Safety and Rights

by Samoon Ahmad • May 31, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. This is the final installment in a series meant to offer some guidance to friends and family who are worried that someone they love may harm themselves or others. These posts have been published to honor Mental Health Awareness Month. The first part of the series, which was posted on […]


Part 3: Mental Health and Psychiatric Hospitals, When a Loved One is Admitted

by Samoon Ahmad • May 24, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. This is an ongoing series that offers guidance to friends and family who are worried that someone they know and love may harm themselves or others. These posts are being published throughout May to honor Mental Health Awareness Month. The first part of the series, which was posted on May […]


Identifying and Navigating Mental Illness in Loved Ones, Part 2 of a guide to care for loved ones whose safety is at risk.

by Samoon Ahmad • May 14, 2019

As seen in Psychology Today. This is an ongoing series that offers guidance to friends and family who are worried that someone they know may harm themselves or others. In the first part of the series, which was posted on May 7, I provided information about how widespread the mental health crisis in the United […]