Multicultural Populations Resources

Multi-cultural and Multi-ethnic

Culture Clues

(African American, Albanian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Chinese, Deaf & Hard –of-Hearing, Korean, Latino, Russian, Somali and Vietnamese)

End of Life Care: Latino Culture; Russian Culture; Vietnamese Culture

http://depts.washington.edu/pfes/CultureClues.htm

 

Cultural Profiles Project

http://www.cp-pc.ca/english/

 

CIRRIE

The Rehabilitation Provider’s guide to Cultures of Foreign-Born;

China, Cuba, Culture brokering, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Haitian, India, Jamaica, Korea, Mexico, Philippines and Vietnam:

http://cirrie.buffalo.edu/mseries.html

 

EthnoMed – The Ethnomed site contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related issues pertinent to the health care of recent immigrant to the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world.

http://ethnomed.org/

 

Refugee and Immigrant Health Program

http://www.mass.gov/dph/refugee

 

Refugee Health & Immigrant Health

(Bosnian, Burmese, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, Cuban, Ethiopian/Eritrean, Gypsy/Roma, Haitian, Indian (Asian), Iraqi, Korean, Kosovar, Kurdish, Laotian/Lao, Liberian, Mexican/Hispanic, Nigerian, Somali, Sudanese, Vietnamese)

http://bearspace.baylor.edu/Charles_Kemp/www/refugees.htm

 

 

African Americans or Blacks

National Leadership Council on African American Behavioral Health (NLC)

http://www.nlcouncil.com/cms/

Association of Black Psychologists

http://www.abpsi.org/

Black or African American Populations

http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/Populations/BAA/BAA.htm

 

Black Mental Health Alliance for Education and Consultation, Inc.

http://blackmentalhealth.com/

 

Cultural Competence Standards and Guidelines in Managed Care Mental Health for Populations of African Descent

http://www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Cultural_Comp/ccsaftoc.htm

 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of African Americans

http://www.nasmhpd.org/publications.cfm

American Indians and Alaska Natives

 

First Nations Behavioral Health Association

http://www.fnbha.org/

 

American Indian/Alaska Native Populations

http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/Populations/AIAN/AIAN.htm

 

American Indian Development Associated

http://www.aidainc.net/Resources_Links/federal_agencies.htm

 

Cultural Competence Guidelines in Managed Care Mental Health Services for Native American Populations

http://www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Cultural_Comp/ccsnatoc.htm

 

Indian Health Service

http://www.ihs.gov/

 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives

http://www.nasmhpd.org/publications.cfm

 

One Sky Center: The American Indian/Alaska Native National Resource Center for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

http://www.oneskycenter.org/index.cfm

Arab-Americans

 

Arab-American Culture and Health Care

http://www.cwru.edu/med/epidbio/mphp439/Arab-Americans.htm

 

Arab-American Profile from the Provider’s Guide to Quality and Culture

http://erc.msh.org/mainpage.cfm?file=5.4.2.htm&module=provider&language=English

 

The National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA)

http://www.naama.com/patient-resources.php

Asians

 

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

http://www.naapimha.org/

 

Asian American Center on Disparities Research

http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/aacdr/

Asian American Populations

http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/Populations/AsianAm/AsianAm.htm

 

Bengalees of New England

www.b-ne.org

 

Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Care Mental Health Services for Asian and Pacific Islander American Populations

http://www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Cultural_Comp/ccsasiantoc.htm

 

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, New England Chapter

www.hssworld.org

 

Hmong Health Web-site provides access to health information for Hmong people and those who provide health, education and social services to the Hmong community.

http://www.hmonghealth.org/

 

Hmong homepage provides not only basic background and historical information about Hmong people, but also extensive references to on-going research projects, current events, and issues pertaining to Hmong history, resettlement, and repatriation.

http://www.hmongnet.org/

 

Institute for Asian American Studies

www.iaas.umb.edu

 

Japan Society of Boston, Inc.
www.us-japan.org/boston

 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Asian Americans

http://www.nasmhpd.org/publications.cfm

 

New England Tamil Sangam

www.netamilsangam.org

 

Pakistani Association of Greater Boston

www.pagb.org

 

Saheli Boston

www.saheliboston.org

 

South Asian Women for Action

http://way.net/sawa/

 

Sri Lanka Association of New England

www.slaneusa.org

 

 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Persons Who Are Deaf

http://www.nasmhpd.org/general_files/publications/ntac_pubs/reports/Deaf.PDF

 

National Association of the Deaf

http://www.nad.org/

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning Persons

 

Fenway Community Health Center

http://www.fenwayhealth.org/site/PageServer

 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Persons

http://www.nasmhpd.org/publications.cfm

 

 

Hispanics or Latinos

 

National Latino Behavioral Health Association (NLBHA)

http://www.nlbha.org/

 

Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Care Mental Health Services for Latino Populations

http://www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Cultural_Comp/ccslattoc.htm

 

Hispanic or Latino Populations

http://www.cdc.gov/omhd/Populations/HL/hl.htm

 

Latino MED Journal

http://latinomedjournal.com/

 

The Mauricio Gaston Institute, University of Massachusetts Boston

www.gaston.umb.edu

 

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

http://www.hispanichealth.org/

 

National Hispanic Medical Association

http://www.nhmamd.org/

 

National Institute of Mental Health Information in Spanish

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/espanol/nimh-listing.shtml

 

National Latino Behavioral Health Association

http://www.nlbha.org/

 

National Resource Center for Hispanic Mental Health

http://www.nrchmh.org/

 

Pew Hispanic Center/Chronicling Latino’s Diverse Experiences in a Changing America

http://pewhispanic.org/

 

Publication about Men and Depression in Spanish

http://www.menanddepression.nimh.nih.gov/infopage.asp?id=4

 

 

 

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