David Granirer is an award-winning counselor and stand up comic who has depression. He discovered personal growth at 18, and made it his life goal to by age 50, move out of his parents basement. But seriously - In 2004 he founded Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH), a program teaching stand-up comedy to people with mental health issues as a way of building confidence and fighting public stigma. Since then he has done hundreds of presentations and shows and run his program in over 35 cities in Canada, the U.S., and Australia. Want to raise awareness around mental health in a unique and funny way? Then have David perform at your event. You’ll have some great laughs and get a totally different perspective on what it means to have a mental health issue!