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Mental health group uses stand-up comedy as therapy

By | April 28, 2010 at 2:39 pm | One comment

There is a very cool program that is flying under the radar, and we are happy to spread the gospel to you. In Canada, they have created the Stand Up For Mental Health (SMH) programs, which encourage those with mental health issues to use stand-up comedy as therapy. “We use...

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Stand-up comedy being used as the best medicine

By | November 11, 2009 at 11:21 am | No comments

It's been said, time after time, that laughter is the best medicine. Indeed, one would be hard pressed to find a skillful comedic wordsmith without his or her share of personal insecurities and biographical traumas. (See: Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, et al). But now, one...

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