Specialty Services

Multicultural Mental Health Programs

Asian Mental Health Program

The Asian Mental Health Program is a special program for people from Asia and the Indian sub-continent. Our work covers the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, and family therapy. We provide care in a safe and sensitive setting.

Our staff understands the Asian and Indian cultures. We speak many languages including Japanese, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and several Indian dialects. We also have interpreters available for all other Asian languages.

Our programs deal with common, everyday issues including:

  • stress anxiety and panic attacks
  • trauma depression
  • child behavior/learning problems adapting to life in the U.S.
  • marriage and relations issues
  • family violence loss of a loved one dealing with mental illness

Please note: Due to a high demand for our services, CHA is prioritizing appointments for patients who are either enrolled in Primary Care at CHA or are residents of our service area (Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop, MA). If you or your child do not meet these criteria, our staff may be able to assist you in finding a referral service.

Haitian Mental Health Program

Our program provides confidential emotional support to the Haitian community from people who understand the Haitian language and culture.

We help people understand their needs, and achieve their goals in a safe and sensitive environment. Our services are provided in Haitian Kreyol and English by bicultural professionals from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work and nursing.

Since 1985 we have worked with many Haitians and Haitian-Americans in the following ways:

  • We have talked with adults, children and teenagers about their feelings and life situations.
  • We have helped families and couples work through their problems.
  • We have evaluated children and adults to determine their need for services.

Our programs deal with common, everyday issues including:

  • stress
  • trauma
  • child behavior/learning problems adapting to life in the U.S.
  • loss of a loved one
  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • depression
  • marriage and relations issues
  • family violence
  • dealing with mental illness

Please note: Due to a high demand for our services, CHA is prioritizing appointments for patients who are either enrolled in Primary Care at CHA or are residents of our service area (Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop, MA). If you or your child do not meet these criteria, our staff may be able to assist you in finding a referral service.

Latino Mental Health Program

The Latino Mental Health Program is a special program for people from Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. Our work covers the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, and family therapy. We provide care in a safe and sensitive setting. Our staff speaks Spanish and English.

We can help with common, everyday issues including:

  • stress
  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • trauma
  • depression
  • child behavior/learning problems
  • adapting to life in the U.S.
  • marriage and relations issues
  • family violence
  • loss of a loved one
  • dealing with mental illness

Please note: Due to a high demand for our services, CHA is prioritizing appointments for patients who are either enrolled in Primary Care at CHA or are residents of our service area (Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop, MA). If you or your child do not meet these criteria, our staff may be able to assist you in finding a referral service.

Portuguese Mental Health Program

The Portuguese Mental Health Program is a special program for people from Portugal, Brazil, and Cape Verde. Our work covers the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work, and family therapy. We provide care in a safe and sensitive setting.

We can help with common, everyday issues including:

  • stress
  • anxiety and panic attacks
  • trauma
  • depression
  • child behavior/learning problems
  • adapting to life in the U.S.
  • marriage and relations issues
  • family violence
  • loss of a loved one
  • dealing with mental illness

Please note: Due to a high demand for our services, CHA is prioritizing appointments for patients who are either enrolled in Primary Care at CHA or are residents of our service area (Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Malden, Revere, Somerville, and Winthrop, MA). If you or your child do not meet these criteria, our staff may be able to assist you in finding a referral service.

    Contact Us

  • Asian Mental Health Program

    Central Street Care Center 26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143
    P: (617) 591-6430 (x6020) F: (617) 591-6452
  • Haitian Mental Health Program

    Central Street Care Center 26 Central Street Somerville, MA 02143
    P: (617) 665-3980 F: (617) 665-3905
  • Latino Mental Health Program

    Windsor Street Care Center 119 Windsor Street Cambridge, MA 02139
    P: (617) 665-3900 F: (617) 591-3905
  • Portuguese Mental Health Program

    East Cambridge Care Center 163 Gore Street Cambridge, MA 02141
    P: (617) 665-3030 F: (617) 665-3033