What psychological challenges do children and young people face amidst the time of COVID-19? In this podcast, Lillian Ng speaks with Hiran Thabrew and Melanie Woodfield about ways that families can support their children and adolescents.

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

Hiran Thabrew is a Senior Lecturer in Psychological Medicine at the University of Auckland. He works as a paediatrician, child and adolescent psychiatrist, and researcher in e-health.

Melanie Woodfield isย a clinical psychologist and researcher in parent wellbeing and child conduct disorders.

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