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Sunday Gathering- “Using Humor to Reframe What’s Depressing Us”

September 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for coffee and conversation.
Sunday Gathering begins at 11 a.m.
Childcare is provided. Everyone is welcome!
Program ends at 12:30 p.m.

Featured Speakers: Jonathan Freiden & John Schuchart, “How to Use Humor to Reframe What’s Depressing Us”
Community Moment: Brittani Rhoades
Musical Guest: Joe Schoonover Duo

Jonathan and John will talk about how to use a humorous approach in reframing traumatic events to eliminate the negative emotions attached to them. They will help to provide a new perspective on the disease and the causes and positive consequences of reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.

John Schuchart is a successful entrepreneur, educator and author of the book, “‘You are not the brightest of my four sons,’ and other humorous things that have been said to me.”

Jonathan Freiden is an experienced CEO in the toy and energy industries and has been a successful, performance-driven executive while managing his own depression.

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September 18, 2016
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Tony Aguirre Community Center
2050 W Pennway St
Kansas City, MO 64108 United States
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