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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 organizations have helped thousands of people recover from disorders and dependencies, and lead healthy, positive and productive lives.

The area’s leading psychiatric providers came together in 1996 to provide cost-effective and high-quality care to children, adolescents and adults. This consolidation increased access to care, enhanced quality, and improved efficiency. A leader in the changing healthcare environment, 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.

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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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Assess Yourself! Do you have certain physical, emotional or behavioral responses when you feel angry? Do certain situations make you mad or cause you to lose your temper? Peninsula can help. Click the link below to take an anger management quiz that may be a valuable assessment tool for you or a loved one: ow.ly/zPnv301QX9T ... See MoreSee Less

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Peer Support Academy receives Support from Fort Sanders Foundation

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As a result of the money raised  at the 2015 Artsclamation! event, Peninsula Peer Support Academy received a new...

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Covenant Health Named to Forbes List of ‘America’s Best Employers’

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Covenant Health was among only 44 hospitals and health systems in the U.S. to make the lists of “America’s...

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Nurse Residency Program Prepares New Graduates for Success

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Covenant Health is pleased to announce the implementation of a nurse residency program that will support newly graduated nurses.

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Peninsula Clothes Closet helps patients in need

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For Susan Bourdeau, working with clothes is a perfect fit. Bourdeau is the volunteer coordinator for the Clothes Closet...

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Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

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Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments.

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McKinley and VanderSteeg Recognized by THA at 77th Annual Meeting

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VanderSteeg and McKinley were among 26 individuals honored during the THA event in which awards were presented in 14...

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Parkwest Puts the Focus on Delirium Prevention and Treatment

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Delirium is a sudden brain dysfunction that affects an estimated 10 to 20 percent of hospital patients and 80...

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Community-based Mental Healthcare’s Impact on Knoxville

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With a multi-professional team comprised of experienced people from across the continuum of mental healthcare, a plan was laid...

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