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.

Spiritual Medicine

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by Rev. Tom Gray

“You are what you eat.” If you’re suddenly weighing 10 or 20 more pounds than when you last checked, it probably means you’ve been over-eating. So, you have a solution for the problem: change your eating habits.

This can apply to other problems in our lives. Anger, fear, hopelessness, and so much more can be started, or made worse, by what we are taking in. We overfeed watching TV, listening to the radio, reading books and news magazines or newspapers.  While it’s important to know what is happening in our world, we can overdo it.  Sometimes their content works away inside us, stoking up rational, and even irrational, fears.

If we sense that something is eating away at us, disturbing our peace, we can choose to limit what we take in and improve, at least in part, how we are feeling. This isn’t a cure, but it can save us a lot of emotional pain and struggle. If you’re fighting nausea, it’s not a good idea to overeat. Backing away from the table won’t necessarily stop the discomfort, but you’ll not be adding anything to it.

There are things that are like emotional or spiritual medicine. Things such as scripture, prayer, listening to your favorite music, or simply visiting with a good friend can really help. Take a slow walk, enjoy the sights and sounds that add music and beauty to God’s creation.

Listen to your mind and body. They send warning signals through our emotions and bodily functions. Alter what you’ve been taking in and just see if you feel some calm within.

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