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Peninsula Hosts Support Group for those Grieving a Loss from Suicide

Posted on September 5, 2018 in News

Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, is honored to host ComPASS, a new support group. ComPASS stands for “Communicating the Pain as Suicide Survivors.” ComPASS provides a safe place of support, understanding, and education during the journey of loss following the suicide death of a loved one.


Mary Nelle Osborne WVLT Feature: The Importance of Unplugging

Posted on August 7, 2018 in News

Mary Nelle Osborne, EdD., MA, Manager of Recovery Services at Peninsula Lighthouse discusses the importance of “unplugging” to reduce stress and improve your quality of life with WVLT Volunteer-TV.


Back to School – Back to Stress

Posted on July 25, 2018 in News

With school starting soon in our community, the experts at Peninsula wanted to share some important information about communicating with your teens, and being in-tune with their needs.


Dr. Kupfner WBIR Feature: PTSD

Posted on July 6, 2018 in News

Peninsula psychiatrist John Kupfner, MD, is interviewed by WBIR’s John Becker about Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, and available treatments. PTSD develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event.


Staff Feature Friday

Posted on June 29, 2018 in News

Today’s feature is Taylor Bowman, an administrative assistant at Peninsula Hospital!


Dr. Kupfner WATE Feature: Video Game Addiction

Posted on June 27, 2018 in News

Peninsula psychiatrist John Kupfner, MD, is interviewed by WATE about video game addiction, after the World Health Organization announces “gaming disorder.”


Dr. Kupfner WVLT Feature: Suicide Prevention

Posted on June 27, 2018 in News

In the wake of two celebrity suicides, Peninsula psychiatrist John Kupfner, MD, was interviewed by WVLT about suicide prevention.


Graduation Day for Nurse Residents

Posted on June 21, 2018 in News

Today Parkwest celebrated by graduating its largest cohort of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health’s Nurse Residency Program.  Peninsula also celebrated the graduation of its first cohort of nurse residents. The 12-month structured program used classroom learning seminars, case studies, small group discussion, precepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects to train the newly-graduated […]