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St. Helena’s Live Well Welcomes Robin Patton, LCSW

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Media Contact: Joshua Cowan, Northern California Network
Phone: 967-7515 Email: CowanJR@ah.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 19, 2013 (707)-995-4545

St. Helena’s Live Well Welcomes Robin Patton, LCSW

11/19/13 Clearlake, CA. The Live Well program, a service of St. Helena Hospital Clearlake, has hired Robin Patton, LCSW, to join its innovative Live Well program as a Quality of Life Professional. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University with a Masters in Social Work, Ms. Patton has dedicated herself to helping people in their health and wellness healing processes for more than 25 years. She joins the Live Well team from Marin General Hospital.  

Live Well is a health and wellness program designed to assist individuals with increasing movement, managing chronic pain and improving day-to-day life. The program is a place for physical, mental and spiritual wellness to begin a journey towards a healthier lifestyle. The Live Well program incorporates a full physical, a health coach- who will start you on a work out plan, a nutritionist to assist with healthy eating habits, occupational therapy and quality of life. Patton has joined the Behavior Health/Quality of Life team and this component of the program focuses on exploring your own “Self-wellness map”. Patton will assist each individual in creating their own road map to strengthen inner emotional resources, identify behaviors that work (or that are roadblocks to health), and will provide individuals with additional community resources as needed. Patton says “I’m excited to work with such a compassionate group of professionals here at St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake and look forward to being a member of this growing community”. 

The Live Well Program also offers support groups for Hepatitis C, Diabetes, weight management and smoking cessation. Live Well focuses on the whole person - Mind, Body & Spirit. For additional information please contact the Live Well Office at (707)-995-4545 or send an e-mail to: Kimberly.Baldwin@ah.org.

About St. Helena Hospital Clear Lake: St. Helena Hospital is part of Adventist Health, a faith-based, not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system serving communities in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. Our workforce of 28,900 includes more than 21,200 employees; 4,500 medical staff physicians; and 3,200 volunteers. Founded on Seventh-day Adventist health values, Adventist Health provides compassionate care in 19 hospitals, more than 170 clinics (hospital-based, rural health and physician clinics), 14 home care agencies, six hospice agencies and four joint-venture retirement centers.