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.

It Can Be Lonely Behind the Pulpit



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

Mental health professionals will encounter clergy among the clients they treat within their practice. The pressure from society in meeting the needs of their congregation as well as feeling inadequate can overwhelm a minster. Some ministers suppress their feelings and do not seek help because they may feel shame, or think that they have failed God in their calling. We need to remind ourselves that we are not the “Savior” but instruments used to bring restoration to those who are hurting.

When pastors are struggling, they are most likely not being transparent with their congregation or board of directors. This is harmful, and a disservice to their community.

Leo Christie, PhD, LMFT, says 70% of pastors are so stressed and burned out that they regularly consider leaving the ministry.

As carriers of the gospel ministry, God expects us to take time for ourselves and go before him for guidance. At times, we need additional help to obtain knowledge and wisdom in order to address those things that interfere with what we are called to do.

Silent depression among the clergy is the number one killer. For pastors, treatment can come at a high price. Experts at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary recommends that “pastors can help prevent depression by engaging in intentional replenishment weekly or monthly, confiding in their spouse and seeking spiritual direction with another pastor who ministers to them.”

Brookhaven Hospital’s Renewal Christian Care program is here to serve you.  Our next Pastoral Seminar will be on February 11th, 2016. Dr. Bucker from Oral Roberts University with a presentation on understanding the complex factors that cause stress and depression in clergy, along with recommendations for prevention and treatment. Please call 918- 430 8350 to reserve your spot!

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