RENEWAL is designed to offer hope and comfort to people suffering from mental health disorders or addiction disorders, and support to the people who love them. Our approach is based on respect for the dignity of the people we serve and the belief that through a faith-based program, life-changing results are possible.

RENEWAL: Christian Treatment and Recovery is an optional treatment supplement available through Brookhaven Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At Brookhaven, we understand that when you are suffering from an eating disorder, a personality disorder, a behavioral health disorder or chemical dependency, life can seem utterly hopeless. It can cause Christians to feel abandoned and distant from God. However, by strengthening your spirituality, in conjunction with our professional medical services, you can experience results that you never thought were possible.

RENEWAL is based on the belief in:

God who created us and loves us (Genesis 1:26)
Jesus Christ who redeems us (Isaiah 53:5)
The Holy Spirit who guides us (Acts 1:8)

When you participate in RENEWAL, you’re part of something much bigger than yourself. Brookhaven clients receive expert care from our team of mental professionals. Treatment is solution-focused and success-oriented. Our goal is to minimize symptoms, help individuals address life problems and live fulfilling lives. Sometimes healing requires a helping hand. We’re here to provide the guidance and support you need to recover.

Christian Care
The RENEWAL program at Brookhaven Hospital incorporates your faith into the recovery process in order to address your physical, mental and spiritual needs

Christian Drug Rehab
Our program provides a nurturing atmosphere that allows you to sober up and strengthen your bond with God.

Christian Bulimia Treatment
Individuals with bulimia alternate between compulsive binge eating and purging. Without treatment bulimia can be deadly. Brookhaven’s RENEWAL program can offer medical, psychological and faith-based eating disorder treatments.

PTSD Treatment
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs after a traumatic event. Without getting proper help it can be debilitating. Strengthening your faith can help you confront the past and form a brighter future.

Christian Healing
When you are part of the RENEWAL program, you are part of something bigger than yourself. You are part of a support system based on professional medical care as well as spiritual guidance.

Compulsive Overeating
When you suffer from compulsive overeating disorder, your meals and your life can seem out of control. Take a faith-based approach to your eating disorder treatment at RENEWAL.

Anorexia Treatment
Anorexia is characterized by the restriction of food intake and the refusal to maintain a healthy body weight. Without getting help, anorexia can be life-threatening.

Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Everyone experiences ups and downs, but when you’re suffering from bipolar disorder life can seem out of control. Brookhaven’s RENEWAL program incorporates your spirituality into an advanced behavioral health program.

OCD Treatment
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can fill your life with uncontrollable thoughts (obsessions) and rituals (compulsions) and stand in the way of relationships and your career.

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Jeff Lucas Explains Five Things To Avoid Saying To A Depressed Friend

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Supporting a Christian friend who is struggling with depression is often tricky, especially if you’ve never experienced the disease yourself. As friends, we want to offer advice and support, but finding the words can feel like walking through a landmine if you aren’t prepared. The problem doesn’t stem from lack of caring, just lack of […]

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What Living With Borderline Personality Disorder Feels Like As a Christian

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While it is always possible to read through the symptoms and signs of living with borderline personality disorder (BPD), it seems nearly impossible to fully understand the condition without having experienced it. Thankfully, the personal stories and experiences of others offer a lot of insight into the condition to those without it while also reminding […]

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Common Misunderstandings Christians Have About Depression and Anxiety

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I write frequently about the misconceptions within the church that may be hurting fellow members of the congregation. Individuals with mental health issues of every form face stigma and misinformation in every day of their lives, but educating others about the reality of mental health and its context within our religion can help correct these […]

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How God Uses Our Illness To Bring Us Closer To Him

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Devin Rose struggles with anxiety. He has for much of his life. Like many, Devin turned to God during his struggles with mental health in hopes of a miracle cure. Instead, his social anxieties led him to a deep relationship with God and a better understanding of His love. Every day those who struggle with […]

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Is PTSD Possible Within Biblical Doctrine? Biblical Scholars Say Yes

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While the church is making progress on recognizing and providing support to those who experience mental illness, there is still a great amount of work to be done. PTSD has faced recent struggles with being appropriately recognized within the Christian community, especially as numerous evangelists have proclaimed that “Good Christians” can’t experience post-traumatic stress disorder […]

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Overweight Teens May Be At Higher Risk For Smoking

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Most parents do everything they can to keep their children from smoking, but a large number of teens still take up the dangerous habit. A new study may help identify which teens are more likely to smoke and why they may be more drawn to cigarettes. The study, from the University of California, Los Angeles, […]

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Is Prescription Drug Addiction Reaching Epidemic Levels Within The Church?

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One of the biggest hurdles Christians face in dealing with substance abuse of any kind is shame. This is especially true for the latest addiction epidemic that is gradually overtaking the country. Despite the swiftly growing rates of prescription drug abuse, it is common to feel isolated and ashamed for developing an addiction. Last year […]

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The Lasting Damages of Sexual Abuse in the Church

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One in every four girls report being sexually abused before the age of eighteen. One in every six women report rape at one point in their life and one in twenty men and women report sexual violence other than rape. Countless others remain silent. This type of abuse occurs around the world and recent years […]

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Researchers Find Evidence of Biologic Origin in Adolescent Bipolar Disorder

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One of the most prominent reasons mental health issues face harsh skepticism both in and outside of the church is the perception that there are no scientific ways to identify biologic causes and signs of mental illnesses. However, this idea is based on out-dated ideas not backed by current scientific research. We have yet to […]

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How Do Christians Approach Bipolar Disorder?

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While there are Christian approaches to treating and managing every mental illness, some pose more difficulties and face more misunderstandings than others. For example, though depression may still face stigma and poor understanding of the condition, mental illnesses like bipolar disorder offer less stability and receive even less understanding. Nonetheless, there are many Christian resources […]

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