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OUAB in Collaboration With NAMI Presents: Getting Real With Kevin Breel


Time: Thursday, March 2, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: Ohio Union, Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom

OUAB in Collaboration with NAMI Presents: Getting Real With Kevin Breel

Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7PM

Ohio Union, Grand Ballroom

Doors open at 6PM

Tickets will be available starting at 5pm on February 9, 2017 at the Ohio Union Information Desk. Tickets are 1 per BuckID.


Kevin Breel is a 23-year old writer, comedian and activist. As a writer, his debut memoir 'Boy Meets Depression' achieved critical acclaim. Forbes Magazine called it "a small book well worth reading" and NPR dubbed it "honest and compelling". As a comedian, Kevin has headlined theatres and colleges with his unique, story telling show. And as an activist for mental health, Kevin has been a guest speaker at Harvard University, Yale, and MIT. He has spoken at Fortune 500 Companies, for The Government of Canada and even at TED; where his viral talk has amassed over 4 million views. The talk entitled "Confessions of a Depressed Comic" is one of the most viewed TED talks in history- alongside the likes of Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates. Kevin has been a part of multi million dollar fundraising events, helped to advise political reform and is one of the National Ambassadors for the prestigious Bell LET'S TALK Campaign.


Ohio Union Activities Board (OUAB) events are for OSU Columbus students with a valid BuckID only. This event is presented by the Ohio Union Activities Board (OUAB) and is brought to you by your Student Activity Fee.



Ticketing Information: Tickets Required

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