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Help for the Holidays

Posted on November 10, 2021 in Peninsula

As the holiday season quickly approaches let Peninsula help you navigate the stressful events and situations that can take a toll on your mental health.


September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Posted on September 15, 2021 in Peninsula

It’s National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to remember those who have been affected by suicide & raise awareness about the ongoing fight to save lives.


August 31, 2021: Updated Visitation

Posted on August 31, 2021 in Peninsula

Current visitation guidelines for Peninsula Hospital: All Inpatients: No visitation (unless an exception is made for special circumstances by the therapist and physician).   Updated August 31, 2021  


Peninsula Welcomes Michael Cavacos as Chief Nursing Officer

Posted on July 19, 2021 in Peninsula

After a nationwide search Michael Cavacos RN, MSN, CCCC, CCRN, NE-BC, has assumed the role of chief nursing officer at Parkwest Medical Center & Peninsula.


Come Into the Light: Counselors Offer Hope at Peninsula Lighthouse

Posted on April 7, 2021 in Peninsula

April is Counseling Awareness Month. Depression is common, and it’s also treatable. Counselors and physicians at Peninsula Lighthouse are here to help!


A Helping of Hope: Peer Support Group Helps Knoxville Woman “Bloom”

Posted on February 24, 2021 in Peninsula

Cindy Jeffers was struggling after the loss of her sister. Working with Peninsula’s Peer Support Academy helped her learn the tools she needed to thrive.


Peer Support Enhances Emotional Wellness

Posted on December 15, 2020 in Peninsula

At Peninsula’s Peer Support Academies, participants learn how to change the way they react to the people and situations over which they have no control.


Help for the Holidays

Posted on December 2, 2020 in Peninsula

The holiday season is a time for family and festivities, but it can also be an
emotional time when we feel stress, sadness and fatigue.