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.

National BMI maxed out


It looks as though the Nation’s BMI has gotten as bad as it can get. According to findings reported by Cynthia Ogden, Ph.D., of CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics, there has been a growing epidemic of obesity in American over the last several decades but it appears to be leveling off.

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Survey found nothing more than a slight increase, an increase that was not statistically significant, between a 2005-2006 census and a census taken from 2003 to 2004. This information is contradictory to the popular opinion that there is a growing epidemic of obesity in America. The following is a segment of an article from Medpage Today that reviews the study:

As an epidemiologist, Dr. Ogden said, she could not explain the trend.

Although the findings contradict popular accounts of a growing epidemic of obesity. Dr. Ogden said she was confident that her study reflects the reality of the prevalence.

NHANES provides measured weights and heights in large numbers of people, she said, whereas many other data sets are based on subjects’ self-reports, she noted.

Her group’s report, released by CDC as a data brief, noted that obesity rates remain very high, at about 34% in 2005-2006 for men and women combined. In 1980, some 15% of adults were obese.

In 2003-2004, 33.2% of women and 31.1% of men were obese. In 2005-2006, obesity prevalence was 35.3% for women and 33.2% for men, she reported. The increases were not significant.

NHANES physically examines and administers questionnaires to some 2,500 people of all ages each year.

Dr. Ogden said that not only has obesity prevalence increased in the past 30 years, but so has the number of extremely obese people. According to NHANES data, people with a BMI greater than 40 were almost nonexistent in 1980. Several percent of the population had passed that threshold in 2005-2006.

Click here to read the entire article from Medpage Today

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