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.

How to Face Depression

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Are you finding yourself sleeping when you should be going to work or church? Feeling like whatever you do nothing matters and that everyone looks down at you. Have you lost your happiness, nothing seems fun anymore.  Does it seem that God has turned his back on you?

Most Christian people experience depression at some point in their lives, it is the common problems, many people don’t realize. There is question from the bible which all of us have asked    “why art thou cast down o my soul? And why art thou disquieted within me? Psalm 43:5.

One reason we become “cast down and disquieted is because we get upset inside; there is a form of self-imposed isolation or mood swing that may be spiritually, emotionally or physically caused.

Even great men of God become depressed for significant period of time in their lives. Job, Moses, and Elijah at some point they wish to die. David becomes deeply depressed over his sins. Jeremiah grieved greatly for the sins of the people of Israel.     These Saints, whose lives are in the rest of God’s hands, experience the low tide in earthly life. Even Jesus in Matthew 27:46, He said “My God, My God why hast thou forsaken me?” And so in this life there is no exemption of this kind of feeling in distressed. A person may suffer more real pain depending on how the realization accepted by the individual concerned. Sometimes due to physical illness a person suffer depression because of the physical condition suffered by the chemical imbalance in the brain, menopausal change, hypoglycemia and other related sickness are some of side-effect that leads to depression.

On the other hand it is equally dangerous to minimize the symptoms because others were in denial stage pretending that nothing is bothering them. Depression will not just go right away until we accept it and made some solutions to ease the pain. Sometimes we struggle with self doubt, inferiority complex, and a shrinking shyness that makes us feel inadequate. Many people live with failure attitude toward life, and that attitude brings period of deep depression to us.

The period of up’s and down’s in life part of the natural rhythm of life. Just like the law of Tides is basic pattern of all life. The tide rise and fall, the tides go out and come back. We also as human nature are incline to bear the moments of our up’s and down’s in life. No human have moments of perfect stability in life, there are days we must face the different situations and seasons, and the normal fluctuations of our moods.

When our spirit are diving downward, it is easy to “black-out instead of being down fall, rise up and pull-out oneself on that mood, don’t let yourself surrender to your moods, stand-up and encourage yourself that you are a child of God, created in the image of God. When your soul is cast down, think that you are valuable and needed person. Face your hard situation with calmness and confidence knowing the God is on your side always ready to lift you up. Don’t let your inner-selves control your emotions, assert your authority and never give up. In Proverbs l6:32 …he that rule his spirit (is better) than he that takes’ a city.” When you feel discouraged put your hope in God, trust in Him alone and have peace in yourself, God is powerful and He is in control whatever situations we are facing, depend upon Him and He will strengthen us.

Do I have to handle depression alone?  No. It may seem that there is no one who understands what you are going through but there is. There are many people who want to help you today.

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