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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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Our Peninsula Pharmacy staff loved being a part of the UT pharmacy student event yesterday! Our own Jay Moore, DPh is shown here standing in front of our table, eagerly awaiting the opportunity to talk with the students about career options with Peninsula. Thanks Jay! ... See MoreSee Less

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Parkwest offers classes for expectant parents online. If youre unable to make an in-person class due to conflict or physicians orders, register for these eLearning classes by calling (865) 374-PARK. To learn more, visit www.treatedwell.com/childbirth. ... See MoreSee Less

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Covenant Health has launched a Nurse Residency Program that helps newly-graduated nurses successfully transition from the educational setting to the fast paced hospital environment. Learn more about how new nurses can become part of the Parkwest family: ow.ly/4FKa301QX9W ... See MoreSee Less

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Peninsulas Peer Support Academies are peer support centers offering support for hundreds of individuals in Blount, Knox and Sevier counties. Men and women age 18 and older who have a mental illness are eligible to apply to participate in the program. For more information and a list of upcoming events, visit ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you suffer from vertigo? Parkwest Therapy Center can make the spinning stop! ow.ly/xk7i301QX9V ... See MoreSee Less

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We are proud to welcome Lekshmi Seemanthini, MD to Cardiology Associates of East Tennessee. She is accepting new patients at the Knoxville and Lenoir City offices.

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Peninsula Behavioral Health News

Covenant Health Announces Medical Student Program in Partnership with Lincoln Memorial University

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Covenant Health has launched a medical student program in partnership with DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine at Lincoln Memorial...

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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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