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.

Mental Exercise May Protect You From Alzheimer’s Disease


Alzheimer's DiagramWe have all heard the old phrase “use it or lose it.” It turns out, that is especially true with our brains. If we don’t exercise our brains like we exercise our bodies, they become weak and susceptible to conditions they may have otherwise been able to stave off – diseases like Alzheimer’s.

It has been well-documented that many people with brains showing signs of Alzheimer’s who didn’t show any clinical symptoms what so ever during life. Researchers have long wondered what could cause these people who, for all intents and purposes had Alzheimer’s, could show the typical signs of neurodegeneration. In fact, Forbes points out that a third of patients with the plaques and tangles that clog the lines of communication in the brain typical of Alzheimer’s show no symptoms during their life.

Researchers have pondered every option, from conditions that protect the brain from Alzheimer’s substances with protective ingredients, and even the possibility that their minds are just wired differently. As reported, a new study published in Neurology suggests it could be a simple matter of how much you actually use your brain.

Yes, how much you read, write, solve problems, and your general level of cognitive activity throughout life, not just adulthood, is a huge predictor of one’s risk of dementia.

The study asked 294 people over 55 how often they engaged in mental activities over the course of their lives, as well as testing their cognitive function throughout the average six years of follow up meetings, and neurological tests. After all subjects had deceased, the brains were autopsied for evidence of the tangles and plaques you expect to find in Alzheimer’s patients.

The researchers found that cognitive decline was roughly 15 percent lower for the more mentally active participants compared to those who were less mentally active. They also found that mental activity over the last few years wasn’t as good of an indicator as mental activity throughout life is.

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