Presenter: David Granirer
David Granirer, RPC, MPCC, M.S.M. is a counselor, stand-up comic, author, and founder of Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH), a program teaching stand-up comedy to people with mental health issues.
David who himself suffers from depression is featured in the VOICE Award-winning documentary Cracking Up. He also received a Life Unlimited Award from Depression Bipolar Support Alliance, an Award of Excellence from the National Council of Behavioral Health, a Champion of Mental Health Award, and a Meritorious Service Medal from the Governor-General of Canada, and was recognized as one of the 150 Canadian Difference Makers in mental health.
A sought-after keynote speaker, he has worked with mental health organizations in Canada, the U.S., and Australia to train and perform with SMH groups in over 50 cities.