SMH Vancouver Programs

Stand Up For Mental Health is a program teaching stand up comedy to people with mental health issues as a way of building confidence and fighting public stigma.

For more info on the program click here

Start Date: July 2021 exact date TBC

Classes: Class is on Tuesdays from 11 am – 2 pm. in a church basement near Brentwood Skytrain in Burnaby. However, due to Covid all classes are now on zoom.

We do two shows, a debut show at La Fontana Caffe which we may have to do virtually depending on Covid. Our plan is to do a live grad show at Yuk Yuks in Vancouver.

Costs: Cost is $250. If people were taking this course outside of Stand Up For Mental Health it would cost well over $1000.

However, if that’s a problem we’d glad to negotiate a sliding scale – WE NEVER EVER EVER TURN ANYONE AWAY FOR FINANCIAL REASONS NO QUESTIONS ASKED!!!!  The minimum for the 6 months is $5.00. Each comic negotiates the fee with David and whatever is agreed on is kept confidential.

Screening: Each potential student undergoes a screening interview to make sure he or she meets the criteria for participation in Stand Up For Mental Health. Participants must

To register contact: david@smhcomedysociety.org

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