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Artsclamation! Fine Art Sale

Posted on November 16, 2021

Celebrating 20 Years with the Biggest and Best Show Yet This year marks the 20th anniversary of the fine art show, Artsclamation!, which benefits Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center. Since its beginnings, the annual art sale and fundraiser has provided significant funds to help meet the needs of Peninsula patients, including providing vans […]


Fighting Fear: Practical Advice for Dealing with the Emotions of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 13, 2020

If hard times, challenges and change are a normal part of life, why are so many of us struggling with fear and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic? John Kupfner, MD, a psychiatrist with Peninsula Behavioral Health, says it’s rare for everyone across the nation to be experiencing negative change at the same time. To make […]


A Promise for Tomorrow

Posted on January 30, 2019

A Promise for Tomorrow: A Knoxville woman regains her life, and her love of art, after working with mental healthcare professionals at Peninsula.


Goins Honored with Award

Posted on December 18, 2018

Employee honored with award


Honoring our Veterans

Posted on November 7, 2018

This week’s Health & Lifestyles honors some of the veterans at Parkwest and Peninsula who are part of our teams.


Dr. Kupfner WBIR Feature: PTSD

Posted on July 6, 2018

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.


Dr. Kupfner WATE Feature: Video Game Addiction

Posted on June 27, 2018

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