The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Addressing Mental Health Disparities through Community Empowerment among Bhutanese Refugees

Date Funded: 
Jul 1, 2018
Funding Organization: 
Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

Dr Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar has received a one-year Mission Grant from the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to develop a mental health intervention using a community-engagement approach for Bhutanese refugees resettled in Massachusetts.The long-term goal of this research program is to develop effective interventions that will improve the mental health status of Bhutanese refugees and that can be replicated and implemented beyond Massachusetts.