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Welcome to Peninsula Behavioral Health

Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, has set a new standard for effective, innovative and caring psychiatric services in East Tennessee. With a combined total of more than 75 years of experience, Peninsula has helped thousands of people recover from disorders and dependencies, and lead healthy, positive and productive lives.

Offering both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, Peninsula is a leader in the changing healthcare environment. The hospital is located in Blount County, with outpatient centers in Knox, Blount, Loudon and Sevier Counties. Additionally, Peninsula offers care specifically designed for seniors with co-existing psychiatric and medical conditions at the Senior Behavioral Center located at Parkwest Medical Center. Peninsula is truly committed to improving the health of the people and communities it serves.

Peninsula is more than just buildings. We are people with a strong commitment to caring, quality programs and service. Peninsula is dedicated to maintaining a high level of professionalism for employees by offering ongoing training and educational opportunities.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Peninsula Behavioral Health provides a variety of inpatient and outpatient services. Programs at Peninsula exist to meet the needs of our community and to enrich the lives of each patient we serve.

For a full listing of our services, please visit our services page.

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