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Chelsea West of Hickory, N.C., left her job as a high school English teacher to pursue a dual degree in Master of Divinity/Master of Arts in English at Gardner-Webb University. While earning her degree, West plans to continue promoting an issue that is close to her heart: mental health awareness. Her brother, a Marine veteran, struggled with depression and died by suicide in 2014.
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Office of University Communications, "GWU Dual Degree Student Promotes Mental Health Awareness for Veterans" (2019). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 207.