One in five Canadian teens has considered suicide, study says

“22 per cent of more than 1,300 respondents have thought about taking their own life, according to Kids Help Phone.” The situation of Muslim youth is most likely worse! Young people, young Muslims in particular, are under tremendous pressure. Yet, hardly anyone cares for this demographic, though we keep hearing “youh are our future”! Young Muslims constitute 1/3 of Islam in North America. But how many of us invest in essential services for youth development, engagement and empowerment? May Allah have mercy on this struggling generation, Ameen. Naseeha – Muslim Youth Helpline Yaseen Poonah #MuslimYouth#YoungMuslims–  more: .thestar