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Employees Receive Silver Lamp Scholarships

Posted on December 7, 2018

Congratulations to Angie Goins and Danielle Parrish for being named 2018 Silver Lamp Scholarship winners. The Silver Lamp Awards are presented by The Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee to enhance the skills of dedicated healthcare professionals. The recipients receive scholarship funds in the amount of $2500 toward their continuing education. Goins and Parrish will […]


Peninsula Hosts 18th Annual Ethics Conference

Posted on October 22, 2018

On Friday, November 9, 2018, 1 – 4 p.m., Peninsula, along with the National Association of Social Workers, will host their 18th Annual Ethics Workshop.


Peninsula Hosts Support Group for those Grieving a Loss from Suicide

Posted on September 5, 2018

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

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

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

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.