Brian Wetzel Mental Health Hero
That Voice in the Wilderness is Laughing: Reclaiming Joy from Depression
Professional stand-up comedian and speaker
Drawing on his personal experience with depression, stand-up comic, Brian Wetzel, will take you on a unique journey of laughter, truth, and hope—sharing ways to keep living, learning, laughing, and surviving.
Writer/Performer, Brian Wetzel has over fifteen years of experience as a comedian, speaker, and lecturer. In 1995 Brian did a ten state stand-up comedy tour, working along side comedians like George Lopez and Mark Lundholm. An avid fan of A Cappella music, Brian has sung in barbershop quartets and loves vocal harmony. He spent a number of years teaching comedy traffic school for the Improv Comedy Club. He also has twenty years of experience planning and leading regional camps, conferences and retreats for Junior and Senior high youth and adults. He has keynoted and lectured on a wide range of issues and topics, including public safely, personal responsibility, social justice, and personal growth. Since September of 2004 he has been touring the West Coast with his autobiographical one man show “Side By Side: A Journey With Depression a funny look at serious survival.”
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