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.

Obesity doubles the risk of developing several kinds of cancers


A recent large study published in the February 16th issue of The Lancet confirms the long time association between body-fat and cancer. The study found that obesity doubled a person’s chances of developing several kinds of cancers. Additionally, the researchers found that obesity may also play a role in some rare forms of cancer. The study has made a strong connection between obesity and colon, pancreas, breast, endometrium, and rectal cancer, as well as a particular kind of esophageal cancer. The main message that can be derived from this study, which the American Institute for Cancer Research has laid out in ten points, is exercise, eat your vegetables and leafy greens, and attempt to stay at a healthy weight. The following is an excerpt of an article from Medical New Today that reviews the findings of the study:

Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) welcomed new results from a British study that links excess body fat to several cancers.

“This new analysis falls closely in line with the conclusions of AICR’s comprehensive expert report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: A Global Perspective,” said AICR Nutritionist Sarah Wally, RD. “The expert panel who wrote that report reviewed hundreds of studies and determined that staying lean may be the most important thing we can do to protect against cancer. Today’s results bear that conclusion out.”

The new study appears in the February 16 issue of the British medical journal The Lancet. Researchers found that obesity doubled the risk for several common cancers, and that excess body fat may play a role in some rare cancers as well.

Last November, the AICR expert panel concluded that carrying excess body fat is now convincingly linked to cancers of the colon, rectum, pancreas, kidney, endometrium, breast (post-menopausal) and a specific kind of esophageal cancer as well.

The metabolically active nature of body fat is thought to be a main reason for the cancer link. Fat cells constantly pump a variety of proteins and hormones into the bloodstream. Over time, these substances can raise risk for cancer.

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