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.

Being Grateful is Good For Your Health

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Thanksgiving God

Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplain for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital

Have you encountered someone who finds what is wrong with people? Typically, these types of negative people have very few friends.

Having a satisfying relationship brings on a wider invitation to having more friends to be thankful for.  Being grateful develops a healthy relationship, and you will also feel healthier physically and mentally.

Gratitude can open the door to more relationships: “More gratitude may be precisely what our society needs to raise a generation that is ready to make a difference in the world,”  Giacomo Bono, Ph.D., a psychology professor at California State University.

According to a 2003 study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, “…gratitude  could also boost pro-social behaviors, such as helping other people who have problems or lending emotional support to another person.”

Gratitude improves our physical health: Gratefulness is linked with optimism, which in turn is linked with better immune health. WebMD also reported that negative events can boost gratitude, and that gratitude can help to boost feelings of belonging like tragic  events of 9/11 for example; and helps decrease feelings of stress.  Writing in a gratitude journal improves sleep, according to a 2011 study published in Applied Psychology.

Though we count on giving and saying our blessings at our Thanksgiving table with family and friends, we can also be thankful and grateful all year long.  By doing so, it has the power to change our society, relationships and promote good overall well-being for ourselves and for those we love.

Let’s also remember to thank our Veterans and their families, this Thanksgiving season for their service to our country!

Happy Thanksgiving from Renewal Christian Care Team!

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