Child and Adolescent Mental Health During COVID-19 with Dr Leila Masson.
In this webinar, Leila will discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people’s mental health and offer practical tips on what families can do to counter these.
For example, children in social isolation may produce less oxytocin and be in constant sympathetic overdrive. There are a myriad of lifestyle and nutritional interventions to increase oxytocin, to decrease adrenaline and stress, and shift children and adolescents into a parasympathetic “rest and digest” balance.
Duration: 1 hour, includes 45 minutes of presentation with 15 minutes Q&A
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1st, September 2020
Dr Leila Masson
M.D., MPH, FRACP, FACNEM, DTMH
Dr Leila Masson is a Sydney based specialist paediatrician and author of “Children’s Health A-Z” a parent’s guide to natural therapies for common childhood ailments. She specialises in nutritional and environmental medicine for children’s health issues, including allergies, asthma, behavior problems, autism spectrum disorders and ADHD. She sees patients at…View More