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In celebration of Black History Month during February, Gardner-Webb University will introduce you to alumni who are making a difference in the world around them. Through their jobs and creative passions, these alumni are inspiring others to achieve their dreams.
Despite progress in recent years, mental health professionals acknowledge that there is still a significant stigma associated with mental health concerns. Shamanda Burston, a Gardner-Webb University alumna and mental health counselor, is on a mission to destigmatize mental illness by introducing and integrating mental health topics into the world of television and film.
Boiling Springs, NC
alumni, Black History Month
Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb Alumna Producing Film to Destigmatize Mental Health Issues" (2021). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 2221.