How mental health care and culture can be improved for veterans.
Paul Dillon is a U.S. Army Reserve veteran who served in Vietnam. He is a Certified Management Consultant with more than 42 years of experience in the professional services industry and is the president and CEO of Dillon Consulting Services, which serves the veteran entrepreneur community. He is also on the leadership council of the Kennedy Forum, an organization looking to promote leadership action in mental health and behavior care in this country. We talk about the difficulties of transitioning from the military during the Vietnam era and the state of mental health care today.
- Bunker Labs - a veteran business incubator.
- The Kennedy Forum - an organization working toward lasting change in the way mental health and addictions are treated in our healthcare system.
- Parity Track - reporting on and ensuring access to quality behavioral health care.
- Start-up Nation: The Story of Israel's Economic Miracle
- A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction
- Find Paul at Dillon Consulting or his e-mail, Paul@dillonconsult.com.
Insights From The Interview
- Changes in public perception of veterans from Vietnam to today.
The importance of erasing the stigma of mental illness.
Why the zero defect warrior is a myth and harmful to our health.
The importance of asking for help.
How to ask for help the right way.