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Upcoming Shows

February 24 | Vancouver, B.C.

Abbotsford District Teacher’s Association – private event

March 31 | Elgin County, Ontario

Sponsored by Canadian Mental Health Association of Elgin County, open to public, details to follow

April 22 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by Mental Health Consultants, open to public, details to follow

April 06 | Portland, Oregon

Oregon Psychiatric Services Review Board, private event

Past shows

December 16, 2016 | Norwich, Connecticut

Sponsored by Artreach, Inc.

Showtime 7:30 p.m.

Norwich Arts Center’s Donald Oat Theater, 62 Broadway, Third Floor

December 15, 2016 | Norwich, Connecticut

Sponsored by Artreach, Inc.

Showtime 7:30 p.m.

Norwich Arts Center’s Donald Oat Theater, 62 Broadway, Third Floor

December 13, 2016 | Hartford, Connecticut

Sponsored by Artreach, Inc, open to the public, 7:30 pm

SEA TEA Comedy Theater
15 Asylum St
Hartford Connecticut 06103
December 02, 2016 | Portsmouth, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit

Private event, solo show by David

November 25, 2016 | Whyalla, Australia

630 p.m. North Whyalla Football Club

Admission by donation

November 23, 2016 | Port Augusta, Australia

6:30 pm, The Institute, Port Augusta.

Admission by donation

November 21, 2016 | Kitchener, Ontario

6:30-9:00 pm, doors at 6:00 pm

Registry Theatre, 122 Frederick St

Tickets for sale at Self-Help Alliance, 67 King St East.

Tickets are $10 or pay what  you can. Limited tickets available at the door.

For more info contact Marcey


November 04, 2016 | Columbus, Ohio

Mental Health America of Franklin County

Laughing Away the Blues Fundraiser – details to follow

November 04, 2016 | Guelph, Ontario

6:30-9:00 pm Doors at 6:00 pm

Guelph Little Theatre, 176 Morris Street.

Tickets available at Self-Help Alliance, 147 Wyndham St North, Suite 207.

Tickets will also be available at the door.

October 05, 2016 | New York, New York

American Express, private event

September 30, 2016 | Fort McMurray, Alberta

Sponsored by Some Other Solutions, open to public

Details to follow

September 29, 2016 | Somerset, Kentucky

ADANTA Group, private event

September 24, 2016 | Albany, New York

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance New York State Conference

September 23, 2016 | Ontario, California

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance California Conference

September 13, 2016 | Roanoke, Virginia

Solo show by David for Virginia Department of Behavioural Health and Developmental Services

Private Event

August 22, 2016 | Osage Beach, MO

Missouri Mental Health Foundation Conference

Private event

August 14, 2016 | Yuk Yuk's Comedy Club, 2837 Cambie St, Vancouver

Comedy Fundraiser for two mental health organizations in Fort McMurray – Canadian Mental Health Association and Some Other Solutions featuring David and the Stand Up For Mental Health Alumni.

SilentAuction: 6-7 pm

Show: 7 pm

August 05, 2016 | Greensboro, North Carolina

Mental Health Association in Greensboro, public event, details to follow

July 18, 2016 | Royal Ottawa Hospital Mental Health Centre

SEE HEAR STAND UP show at the Royal Hospital Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Event is from 6-9 pm, show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Featuring David and the Ottawa Stand Up For Mental Health comics

Show sponsored by

July 14, 2016 | New York City, NY

10th Annual Peer Support Conference

Private event

July 09, 2016 | Prescott, Arizona

7:00 p.m. Elks Theater. Solo show by David

Tickets 928-777-1370

Sponsored by the WYGC Foundation

June 11, 2016 | Valemount, B.C.

Solo show by David. Free admission. Doors 7:15 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative, Valmont Local Action Team

June 04, 2016 | Spokane, Washington

7:30 p.m., Modern Theatre, 174 South Howard, Spokane, Washington

Tickets $10.00 at the door or got to

May 18, 2016 | Merriville, Indiana

Edgewater Systems. Private event

May 14, 2016 | Olympia, Washington


2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Washington Center For The Performing Arts

Tickets starting at $12.00

May 11, 2016 | Bend, Oregon

Association of Oregon Community Mental Health Programs Conference show with Stand Up For Mental Health Oregon.

private event

April 29, 2016 | Melbourne, Australia

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

April 16, 2016 | Philadephia, Pennsylvania

Open to the public, info to follow

April 11, 2016 | Helena, Montana

Sponsored by NAMI Helena

Show at Carroll College, open to public, details to follow

April 07, 2016 | Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Mental Health and Addictions Forum

April 06, 2016 | Clarion, Pennsylvania

Sponsored by the Clarion County Coalition for Suicide Prevention.

Clarion University Theatre, 7:00 p.m. Open to public, details to follow

March 22, 2016 | Alexandria, Virginia

2016 Emergency Services Conference sponsored by the Virginia Association of Community Service Boards and the Department of Behavioural Health and Developmental Services.

Private event

March 06, 2016 | White Rock, B.C.

Coast Capital Theatre 1532 Johnston Road, White Rock, B.C.

Showtime 7:00 p.m.

RSVP (604) 541-6835, admission by donation

Sponsored by Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation

March 04, 2016 | Forbes, New South Wales, Australia

Mental Health and Addictions Forum

March 03, 2016 | Cowra, New South Wales, Australia

Menta Health and Addictions Forum

February 29, 2016 | Halifax, Nova Scotia

SMH show at Dalhousie University open to public, details to follow

January 15, 2016 | Altona Library 123 Queen's Street, Altona, Australia

GLBTIQ Wellbeing night – Celebrating Queer Culture in Melbourne’s West!!!

6:00-9:00 p.m.

January 08, 2016 | Portland, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Oregon show sponsored by the Stewart Centre.

Showtime 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Marylhurst University, tickets $10.00 at the door

November 20, 2015 | Imago Dei Community Center. 1302 SE Ankeny St., Portland, Oregon

6-7:30 pm, sponsored by Cascade Behavioural Health. Show led by Dave Mowry.

November 18, 2015 | Norwich, Connecticut

FOUR NIGHTS OF COMEDY, November 18 – 21 2015
at the Donald Oat Theater in Norwich, CT

the NEW team of Second Step Stand Ups,
joined by some of our seasoned comics
special guest performer David Granirer, Found of Stand Up For Mental Health!

November 05, 2015 | Columbus Ohio

November 5, 2015, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Free Screening of Award Winning Documentary “Cracking Up!” & discussion

November 6, 2015, 9 am to Noon
Master Class: Healing Through Comedy with David Granirer

$59.00 to book contact or 800-669-5233

October 08, 2015 | 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

October 04, 2015 | 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

September 27, 2015 | Cinema Arts Center, Huntingdon, New York

Screening of Cracking Up plus stand up comedy by David.

Cinema Arts Center, 423 Park Ave, Huntington, NY

Movie time 3:00 P.M.

Q&A follows comedy, then reception follows Q&A

Tickets available at door: $15 for public

$10 for Cinema Arts Center members, people with disabilities and UUCSR members.

Sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock and National Alliance On Mental Illness

September 26, 2015 | New York, NY

Community Access Film Festival, Village East Cinema, 181 2nd Avenue, New York, NY

Solo show by David. Includes screening of Cracking Up.

Open to public.

September 25, 2015 | Itasca, Illinois

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance 30th Annual Conference: I To We Weekend

September 17, 2015 | 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.


September 11, 2015 | Vernon, British Columbia

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

June 25, 2015 | Port Lincoln, Australia

Let’s Walk the Talk of Service Integration Conference sponsored by the University of Southern Australia Department of Rural Health focussing on sustainable mental health, sustainable communities.

Features WISE Stand Up For Mental Health (WSMH) comics, David will Skype in.

June 05, 2015 | Toronto, Ontario

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

June 03, 2015 | 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 03, 2015 | Oregon City, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Portland led by Dave Mowry

Providence Willamette Falls Community Center Auditorium. 519 15th St, Oregon City, OR 97045 Open to the public.

June 02, 2015 | Turner, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Portland led by Dave Mowry

Peer Appreciation Conference

May 31, 2015 | 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

May 30, 2015 | Happy Valley, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Portland led by Dave Mowry

Shattering Stigma Conference 2, Happy Valley, Oregon

May 28, 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

WISE Stand Up For Mental Health (WSMH) show for Wesley Mission Victoria with WSMH’s Melbourne comics

May 24, 2015 | Whistler, BC

CUPE staff training session, private event

May 20, 2015 | Portland, Oregon

Stand Up For Mental Health Portland led by Dave Mowry

Helium Comedy Club Awesome Portland Show. 7:00-8:15. Open to public $10.00.
Sponsored by Care Oregon, Northwest Health Foundation, and Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care

May 18, 2015 | Toronto, Ontario

American Psychiatric Association, private solo show with David

May 14, 2015 | Melbourne, Australia

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

May 07, 2015 | Thunder Bay, Ontario

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

Thunder Bay Regional Health Centre Cafeteria, show at 7:00 pm.

Seating limited, pls register by calling 684-6430 before May 1.


April 22, 2015 | Clearwater, Florida

Employee Assistance Trade Association conference, solo presentation by David.

April 10, 2015 | York County, Pennsylvania

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

March 30, 2015 | 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

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.