About David Granirer & Stand Up For Mental Health™


David Granirer, RPC, MPCC, M.S.M is a counselor, stand-up comic, mental health comedian and keynote speaker, and author of The Happy Neurotic: How Fear and Angst Can Lead to Happiness and Success. He founded Stand Up For Mental Health™ (SMH), a comedy therapy program teaching stand up comedy to people with mental illness or mental health issues as a way of building confidence and fighting public stigma.

TO BOOK DAVID EMAIL david@standupformentalhealth.com

He gives funny mental health keynote presentations to hundreds of organizations, using CLEAN comedy and humor to bust stigma and help his audiences to see people with mental health conditions from a totally different perspective – strong, courageous, funny, and likeable.

He and his mental health comedians are also available to do live and virtual mental health comedy shows.

Their audiences leave feeling hopeful, happy, and inspired to begin the conversation with the important people in their lives.

Click here to book David for a keynote presentation

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About Stand Up For Mental Health™ Shows, Programs & More

Our shows look at the stand up comedy side of mental health, mental illness, recovery, and surviving the mental health system. We perform for mental health and behavioral health organizations,  correctional facilities, military bases, university and college campuses, and for government departments, corporations and the general public across Canada, the US, and Australia. Click here to book a show or find out how to run Stand Up For Mental Health in your city David, who has bipolar says:

“If you have bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictions issues or other mental health diagnoses and you want to turn them into stand up comedy, then you’re a perfect fit for this comedy therapy program!”

Stand Up For Mental Health™ gives programs throughout North America and Australia, everywhere but the Vancouver, B.C. area.

Click here if you’re interested in our Vancouver area programs teaching stand up comedy to people with mental health issues. This link will take you to the SMH Comedy Society website.

Click here to book mental health comedian David Granirer for a keynote presentation!



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