What is the role of psychological first aid in times of crisis? Lillian Ng explores ways to support psychological wellbeing with Kerry Gibson and Zubeida Mahomedy.

Lillian Ng is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine at the University of Auckland.

Kerry Gibson is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the University of Auckland.

Zubeida Mahomedy is a psychiatrist with a special interest in maternal mental health.

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