Community Resources

Local Community Partners

All of our work has been conducted in collaboration with community partners. Some of the partners with whom we work most frequently are listed below. Many of these offer mental health and social services in multiple languages.

Central Mass Area Health Education Center, Inc
35 Harvard St., Suite 300
Worcester, MA 01609

Centro las Americas
11 Sycamore St.
Worcester, MA  01608

Community Healthlink, Inc.
72 Jaques Ave
Worcester, MA 01610

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc.
19 Tacoma Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc.
26 Queen Street
Worcester, MA 01610

Research Collaborations

We have also collaborated with many other researchers with similar interests. Below are a few of these scholars doing excellent work in similar areas.

Luis Zayas, Ph.D.
Center for Latino Family Research
Washington University, St. Louis

Margarita Alegría, Ph.D.
Center for Mental Health Services Research
Cambridge Health Alliance

Michael Addis, Ph.D.
Men’s Well-Being Research Group
Clark University

Kathryn Grant, Ph.D.
DePaul University

Sharon Lambert, Ph.D.
George Washington University

National Research Centers and Foundations

Listed below are also several national centers with whom we work closely. In addition, many governmental organizations and foundations provide funding opportunities relevant to the research we conduct.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institutes of Mental Health
National Multicultural Institute
Office of Minority Health
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
William T. Grant Foundation
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

National Psychological Associations

Below are several psychological organizations whose missions most closely align with ours.

American Psychological Association
Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues
Society of Clinical Psychology
Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
National Latina/o Psychological Association
Society for Research on Adolescence
Society for Prevention Research

Contact Information

mentesana@clarku.edu
Mental health, culture, and community research program

Esteban Cardemil, Ph.D.
Clark University
950 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01610
508-793-7264

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