Sitting on the floor of the shower, Keiko McCarroll could see water rising around her and corpses floating atop the waves. She thought she was going die. But in reality, McCarroll was safely sheltered inside Peninsula, a place that specializes in restoration of hope for people who suffer the torment of chronic mental illness. It’s
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.
A nurse at Parkwest Medical Center was honored this morning with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day.