The Clear Mind


An interactive seminar on stimulants of the brain, their pros and cons, and how to maintain a healthy sound mind. Connection between heart and brain. Refreshments and light snacks.

Halal Yeah Special Event

  • Dr. Ahmed Nawaz Khan, MD
  • Br. Ayman Nassar, MSc


  • Presentation by Dr. Ahmed Khan focusing on stimulants of the brain from wine, beer, weed, synthetic weed/cannabis products, nicotine, electronic cigarettes, red wine, cocaine, carbonated drinks (soft drinks), energy pills, stimulants, amphetamine , opioids.  Quick overview of teen depression and how drugs play a role in creating depression.
  • Br. Ayman will focus on the relationship between the brain and the heart, how to build peace of mind through caring of the body, and boosting perfromace tips from the Quran and sunnah.
  • Group games related to the topic
  • Panel discussion and interactive questions and answers


  • 12-21

Both Genders

The Clear Mind


Dr. Khan has been practicing medicine for the last 28 years. He worked as emergency room physician in Bangladesh before moving to the US. He completed his residency from St Francis Medical Center of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He specializes in Psychiatry and his practice includes adult, geriatric and addiction psychiatry. He is Board Certified from American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has been practicing psychiatric medicine  in Maryland since 2000.

Br. Ayman Nassar is founder of ILIA and has been coaching youth in leadership development over the past two decades. He hold two Masters degrees in engineering management and electrical engineering, and half a dozen industry certifications. He coached dozens of youth and trained hundreds in various areas of leadership.