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"How I Discovered How Hilarious Depression Truly Is" presented by John Moe

Meeting Room 302
Monday, Sep 16, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

John Moe, host and creator of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, explores society's reluctance to discuss mental illness and what needs to be done about it by tracing his own experiences with depression. That story is sometimes deeply funny, sometimes harrowing, and, more often than you'd think, both at the same time. Moe's story is open, honest, and hopeful, as it blends in the thoughts of the numerous celebrities he's interviewed to arrive at a positive and hopeful place. This talk also offers several simple things anyone can do to fight stigma and make the world a healthier place.

1.5 CEH/0.15 CEUs provided for UW School of Social Work students (Please RSVP to crshaffer@blackearthlibrary.org to register for this option at least 24 hours in advance of the presentation.)

This is a Beyond the Page grant event, made possible by Dane County Library Services, the Madison Community Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the UW School of Social Work.

For more information, visit the Beyond the Page website: https://www.beyondthepage.info/what-we-are-going-through-listening-menta...