The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Impact of a Stress Reduction Intervention on Depression and Stress in Bhutanese Immigrants in Massachusetts

Date Funded: 
Sep 1, 2017
Funding Organization: 
Center for Research on Families, UMass Amherst

Dr Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar has been selected as a 2017-18 Center for Research on Families (CRF) scholar. Dr Poudel-Tandukar studies the factors that increase immigrant stress and depression and focuses on developing and implementing community-based strategies to address these factors. Through her proposed project, she aims to promote the empowerment of 4,000 Bhutanese immigrant individuals and families living in Springfield, MA to have a greater control over their mental health.