The Australian show Dateline sent internationally acclaimed video journalist David Brill to do a piece on SMH where he came to Vancouver and then followed David to Albuquerque and Portland where he was doing shows with groups he’d trained there.
Stand Up For Mental Health In The Media
Features an interview with Manny Demelo, one of our Guelph, Ontario comics
Andi Cuddington’s London School of Economics MA Thesis on Stand Up For Mental Health.
David talks about Gallery Gachet, a gallery for people with mental health issues.
The Sydney Morning Herald’s piece on WISE Stand Up For Mental Health’s show in Sydney, Australia
CTV National News in Canada did this piece where they interviewed our Vancouver class
Australia Broadcast Corporation radio interview on SMH
Australia Broadcasting Corporation’s national news show 730 Report’s piece on the WISE SMH show in Melbourne in Oct 2013
An interview with David about the effect the passing of Robin Williams has had and on the links between comedy and mental health
BBC Interview with David: These Canadian comedians mean to make you laugh but they are also throwing punchlines at a wall of prejudice.
Globe and Mail article about SMH’s 10th Anniversary show
Four short clips where David discusses humour in relationships, humour in the workplace, humour and trauma using humour to cope with stress, and inappropriate humor.
A short clip from the VOICE Award winning CBC documentary Cracking Up that chronicles a year in the life of Stand Up For Mental Health
Globe and Mail article about David’s work teaching comedy to a group of sex trade workers