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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Disclaimer: The views expressed in this discussion reflect the opinions of the participants and not necessarily the views of The Big Q.
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