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Upcoming Shows

March 30 | KW Little Theatre 9 Princess St E, Waterloo

Show featuring David and his newly trained Guelph/Kitchener SMH group sponsored by Spark of Brilliance

Showtime 7:00 pm, pay what you can

April 10 | York County, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) York County Pennsylvania, open to public, details to follow.

April 22 | Clearwater, Florida

Employee Assistance Trade Association conference, solo presentation by David.

May 07 | Thunder Bay, Ontario

Debut of new SMH group David is training for the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Mental Health Awareness Committee

Public event, details to follow


May 14 | Melbourne, Australia

WISE Stand Up For Mental Health show for Aquinas College. David will be participating via Skype. Private event.

May 24 | Whistler, BC

CUPE staff training session, private event

May 31 | Juneau, Alaska

NAMI Juneau’s 2nd Annual Benefit, Comedy for a Cause with David Granirer.

Tickets go on sale May 1st at the JACC, Hearthside Books, and online at For more information call NAMI Juneau at 907 463-4251 or email NAMI at

June 03 | Toronto, Ontario

2nd Annual Schools, Colleges and Universities Summit on Mental Health & Substance Use
Awareness, Management and Action Plans

Stand Up For Mental Health members receive a 20% discount to attend. Quote VIP Code SUFMH20 when registering

June 05 | Toronto, Ontario

Elementary Teachers of Toronto Conference, solo presentation by David, private event

September 11 | Vernon, British Columbia

Solo presentation by David at the Canadian Professional Counsellor’s Association 25th Annual Conference

September 17 | Hudson Valley Resort & Conference Center Granite Road Kerhonkson, NY

David is training a grow of SMH comics for the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services 33rd Annual Conference.


October 04 | Iowa City, Iowa

David is training a group of SMH comics for the Crisis Center of Johnson County’s Mental Health Week event. Details to follow

October 08 | Fort McMurray, Alberta

2nd annual Stand Up for Mental Health event Sponsored by Some Other Solutions. (SOS) David will be training his 2nd group of Fort McMurray comics.

To take part in this awesome experience contact the SOS office at 780-743-8605

Past shows

March 28, 2015 | Port Stanley Festival Theatre, Port Stanley, Ontario

David and his new Guelph Kitchener Stand Up For Mental Health Group.

Showtime 7:00 pm. Tickets $12.00 and $5.00 for low income call 519 765-4722

All proceeds go to Elgin County Mental Health

March 27, 2015 | Brescia University College, St. James Auditorium, London, Ontario

Featuring David and his newly trained Guelph/Kitchener SMH group sponsored by Spark of Brilliance.

Showtime 6:00 pm

No cover, free parking

March 25, 2015 | Cambridge Community Players Theatre, 47 Water Street South, Cambridge

Debut of the newly trained Stand Up For Mental Health Guelph/Kitchener group.

Sponsored by Spark of Brilliance

Show 7:00 pm, doors 6:30

Pay what you can

March 10, 2015 | Olds College, 4500 - 50th Street Olds, Alberta Canada

Stand Up For Mental Health: Creating Recovery – One Laugh At A Time!

In this hilarious presentation, counselor and stand up comic David Granirer who himself suffers from depression uses comedy to show you mental health from a totally different perspective while uplifting, inspiring and educating you.

5 pm at The Crossing. Free Food!

November 13, 2014 | Roanoke, Virginia

Virginia Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Organizations

November 05, 2014 | Bolton Landing, New York

Association of Community Living Agencies in Mental Health

November 03, 2014 | Melbourne, Australia

Sponsored by the University of Melbourne, 7:00 p.m. at Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building 30 Royal Pde, Parkville, featuring WISE Stand Up For Mental Health. Open to the public. Tickets only $10.00!!!

November 01, 2014 | Oregon City, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Grad show sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Clackamas County. Open to public, more info to follow. Show at 7:00 PM at Providence Willamette Falls Community Center, 519 15th Street, Oregon City, OR. Tickets $10.00 or pay what you can afford.

October 30, 2014 | Sydney, Australia

7:00 PM, Town Hall, open to public. Tickets $20.00 general public, $18.00 concession available from Ticketmaster. This show features our all new group of Sydney comics plus our Melbourne comics. The show is sponsored by WISE Employment.

October 24, 2014 | Calgary, AB

Husky Energy

October 23, 2014 | Sydney, Nova Scotia

Living With Mental Illness and Addiction Conference

October 10, 2014 | Fort McMurray, Alberta

Sponsored by Some Other Solutions, 8 p.m. at the Keyano Theatre. Tickets $47.00 plus $3.00 surcharge or $37.00 plus $3.00 surcharge for groups of 10 or more.

October 08, 2014 | Portland, Oregon

Fundraiser for Folk Time and Stand Up For Mental Health, Helium Comedy Club, Portland, OR

October 08, 2014 | Rockford, Illinois

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) North Illinois Celebration of Mental Health Week, Giovanni’s Restaurant and Convention Center, 5:30-8:00 pm, show at 7:00 pm

October 08, 2014 | Toronto, Ontario

Menta Health Conference sponsored by The University of Toronto

October 06, 2014 | Seaside, Oregon

Peerpocalypse Conference at Seaside Convention Center, hosted by Mental Health America of Oregon

September 28, 2014 | Burns, Tennessee

Tennessee Certified Peer Specialists Recovery Conference, show sponsored by Optum Health

September 18, 2014 | Kerhonksen, NY

New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) conference

September 11, 2014 | Iowa City

Open to public, sponsored by Crisis Center of Johnson County.  At The College of Public Health Auditorium, Room  N110, 7:00-8:30 PM. Reception 6:30-7:00 PM. Free and open to public, just show up at the door.

August 24, 2014 | Austin, Texas

7:00 pm at the Capital City Comedy Club, 8120 Research Blvd. Doors open at 6 pm., show at 7:00 pm. Sponsored by VSA Texas and Conspire. Open to public. Tickets $10.00

August 15, 2014 | Vancouver, Washington

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) WA State Conference

June 05, 2014 | Oregon State Hospital, Salem, OR
June 04, 2014 | Mid-Valley Behavioral Care Network, Salem, OR
May 31, 2014 | Sydney, Nova Scotia

Sponsored by Crossroads Clubhouse and the Nova Scotia Ministry of Health and Wellness.  Joan Harriss Cruise Pavillion.  Tickets $8.oo/$15.00. To buy in advance click here

May 29, 2014 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

Expo New Mexico
African American Performing Arts Center 310 San Pedro Dr. NE.

Doors: 6:00 PM   Show: 7:00 PM

Tickets: $5.00 if you admit you’re crazy, $10.00 if you don’t!

May 28, 2014 | Denver, Colorado

Mental Health Center of Denver

May 22, 2014 | Boulder, Colorado

Spanish Peaks Behavioral Health

May 19, 2014 | Richmond, VA

Virginia Coalition of Crisis Intervention Teams Conference

May 09, 2014 | Thunder Bay Ontario

Sponsored by: Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Mental Health Committee. Open to public, details to follow

April 12, 2014 | Oak Park, Illinois

NAMI Metro Suburban, open to public, details to follow

April 05, 2014 | Concord, New Hampshire

NAMI New Hampshire Conference, solo presentation by David

March 28, 2014 | Tacoma, WA

7:00 pm., Tacoma Community College Auditorium, Tickets $12.00. Tickets also available at  the door.  Sponsored by Optum Health and the Tacoma Area Coalition for Persons with Disabilities

March 12, 2014 | Phoenix, Arizona

7:00 P.M., Stand Up Live, sponsored by the Recovery Empowerment Network. Open to the public. Tickets $10.00

February 20, 2014 | Phoenix, AZ

ABIL Disability Empowerment Center, private show

February 13, 2014 | Mesa, AZ

Partners In Recovery, private show

December 13, 2013 | Boise, Idaho

7:00 PM, The Pursuit, Bogus Basin, 2590 Bogus Basin Road, suggested donation $10.00. Tix online  Sponsored by Optum Health

December 11, 2013 | Wichita, Kansas

Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7:00 PM, Best Western Airport Inn, 6815 W Kellogg Drive. Tix free but reserve to make sure you get a seat. Contact Sherri Luthe Sponsored by Optum Behavioral Health

December 06, 2013 | Norman, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

December 06, 2013 | Vancouver, WA, 1009 E Mcloughlin Blvd

Christmas Dinner with Stand U For MentalHealth show. 3-6 pm. Free to Mental Health Services consumer and family’s from Clark, Cowlizt, and Scamania County.

If you would like to attend, make a donation, or volunteer contact: Peggy MaCarthy at 360-695-2823

Sponsored by NAMI of Southwest Washington

December 05, 2013 | Knoxville, TN

Mental Health Association of East TN

November 26, 2013 | Vancouver, B.C.

National Speaker’s Bureau

November 20, 2013 | Whistler, B.C.

Welcome Week show sponsored by Whistler Community Services

November 16, 2013 | Albany, NY

NAMI New York State Conference

October 25, 2013 | Melbourne, Australia

Sponsored by WISE Employment. At the Edge Theatre in Melbourne.

October 25, 2013 | Gallery Gachet, 88 East Cordova Street, Vancouver

Heart of The City Festival, 7:00 p.m.

October 12, 2013 | Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia

SMH Halifax Group performs for Easter Shore Mental Health, 6pm at the Old School Community Gathering Place. Tickets $10.00 available at the door. Reception to follow.


October 04, 2013 | Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix REN/SMH group performs for staff of Youth Etc.

October 04, 2013 | Oak Island Resort, Nova Scotia

Halifax SMH Group performs at Occupational Therapists Atlantic Conference

September 28, 2013 | Breckenridge, CO

Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council Conference

September 16, 2013 | Yakima, WA

Washington State Co-occurring Disorders And Treatment Conference

September 12, 2013 | Syracuse, NY

Hutchings Psychiatric Center Auditorium, 600 E Genesee St, 1:15 p.m. free, just show up and laugh!

September 11, 2013 | Hudson Valley, NY

New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) conference

August 28, 2013 | Phoenix, Arizona

Recovery Empowerment Network Whole Health: Life Richness Conference

June 21, 2013 | Vancouver, B.C.

Gallery Gachet, 88 East Cordova, 7 p.m, admission by donation

June 16, 2013 | Miami, FL

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Conference

June 07, 2013 | Washington, DC

Mental Health America National Conference

May 16, 2013 | Iron Mountain, MI

sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Iron Mountain. Evening show, details TBA

May 10, 2013 | Sydney, Nova Scotia

Exact location, time and cost TBC

May 04, 2013 | Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Recovery Empowerment Network – open to public
Exact location, time and cost TBC

May 02, 2013 | Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Association of Community Service Boards Conference

April 26, 2013 | Austin TX

sponsored by VSA Texas,
details TBA

April 24, 2013 | Kelowna, BC

University of British Columbia Okanagan,
details TBA

April 21, 2013 | Norwich, CT

4:00 pm, Spirit of Broadway Theater
$10.00 advance, $15.00 at the door

April 20, 2013 | Middletown, CT

7:30 pm, Oddfellows Playhouse,
$10.00 advance, $15.00 at the door

April 19, 2013 | Willimantic, CT

7:30 pm, Windham High School Auditorium,
tickets $8.00, $5.00 students and low income

April 09, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

National Council of Behavioral Healthcare conference

April 08, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

National Council of Behavioral Healthcare conference

March 28, 2013 | North Vancouver, BC

Capilano University,
New Student Lounge, 11:30 a.m.

March 28, 2013 | North Vancouver, BC

Floral and Hardy, 1917 Lonsdale,
7:30 pm.
Limited seating call 604 985-7197 to reserve tix.