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.

Episodes of Rage Seen as Tip of the Iceberg for Steroid Abuse

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A recent study revealed that steroid abuse my not only be responsible for random outbursts of violence, but may also be being used as an aid for the criminally inclined. The study, preformed in Sweden, showed statistically that violence due to steroid abuse occurs more often with a weapon than without, the assumption being that random behaviors would not include a weapon for the most part. According to Dr. Klotz, in the Nov. 7th edition of Archives of General Psychiatry, steroid abusers were twice as likely to be involved in weapon offences. Dr. Klotz speculated that these abusers of steroids might be taking the drug in order to aid them in their criminal lifestyle. Below is an excerpt of the article:

The researchers used the country’s national police database to link criminal convictions to 1,400 individuals who were referred for testing from a range of sources, including centers for substance abuse treatment, police custody, and private medical practitioners.

The study found:

* 241 of the referred individuals tested positive for steroid use.
* Among those, the relative risk of having been convicted of weapons offenses, compared with those who tested negative, was 2.09, with a 95% confidence interval from 1.58 to 2.74.
* Steroid users were also more likely to have been convicted of fraud. The relative risk was 1.51, with a 95% confidence interval from 1.20 to 1.89.
* There were no significant differences with respect to either violent crimes or crimes against property.

Episodes of Rage Seen as Tip of the Iceberg for Steroid Abuse

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