Interview with Matthew Dickson: schizophrenia and mental illness in the developing world

An Important Discussion About Mental Illness in the Developing World

Jason Finucan, Founder of StigmaZero, is pleased to share the following interview with Matthew Dickson of Mind Aid. Matthew is an inspirational figure, having triumphed after a 27-year battle with schizophrenia. He is now living well, symptom-free and with a dedication to helping improve mental illness services, support and education in the developing world through his Mind Aid platform.

Below are all the links mentioned in the interview, should you wish to learn more:

Mind Aid Website:
Mind Aid Facebook page:
Mind Aid Facebook group:
Living Well With Schizophrenia:
Students With Psychosis:

Matthew and I hope this interview is both helpful and interesting to you, and we encourage you to share it in your networks!


At StigmaZero, we are passionate about our mission to help employers end the stigma of mental illness. We make it easy for you to better support your employees while increasing their performance – click here to book a meeting directly with us; we look forward to working with you!

Jason Finucan
Founder of StigmaZero, Author & Instructor of the Create Your StigmaZero Workplace Program

I founded StigmaZero to help employers address the complex and challenging reality of mental illness stigma. We offer companies an innovative solution: our Create Your StigmaZero Workplace online program, which is designed to eliminate the negative impacts that stigma can have on your culture as well as the cost of lost productivity. This program creates real, lasting impact on your company’s ability to manage mental illness and stigma.

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