Health & Wellness

It Takes A Team :: Community Spotlight


Did you know 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental health condition in their lifetime? Since May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we would like to share the importance of finding care that is right for your loved ones. Sojourn’s unique integrated care model works as your essential needs increase, with the ability to transition […]



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Making “Great Days” with Music Therapy at Sojourn!


Making “Great Days” with Music Therapy at Sojourn! Jennifer Hicks, MT-BC, E-RYT Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship by a credentialed professional who has completed an approved music therapy program. (American Music Therapy Association definition, 2005) In other words, music therapy is […]



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Collaborative Communities


A key component of wellness is community involvement.  It is widely known that belonging to a community is socially, emotionally, spiritually, environmentally, intellectually, occupationally, and physically beneficial. Those dimensions are essential for living life well. What isn’t as well known, perhaps, is that some Sojourn participants can have the opportunity to thrive in a special […]



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Combatting the Negative Effects of Isolation


Today, we may count a high number of Facebook friends or Twitter followers, but when it comes right down to it, we’ve got no one to go bowling with us. We suggest reading the book “Bowling Alone” by Robert D. Putnam (Putnam, 2000). In it, Professor Putnam statistically shows how we, as a society, “have […]



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Finding Balance During the Holidays


While the holidays can be a joyous time of the year, they can often increase stress for many people. How do we enjoy a meaningful holiday season, rather than trying to meet other people’s or society’s expectations? Take some time to envision your holidays and what is most important to you. Every family has their […]



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