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 Road to Recovery

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Written by Lydia D’Ross, Ordained Minister and Outreach Chaplin for RENEWAL at Brookhaven Hospital

According to research by Project MATCH, a program of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism “spiritually focused addiction treatment programs have resulted in up to 10 percent greater abstinence rates than other forms of treatment.”

Spirituality reflects a belief applied to your life that has meaning to you and has a purpose. It includes the many different beliefs people have about that meaning and purpose. For some people, spirituality includes beliefs that there is something bigger than our individual existence. Spirituality means many different things to people. Some may call spirituality a higher power, the universe and other beliefs systems that people hold on to for a sense of hope and balance.

For other people that do not have a belief system in a higher power or religion attached to that belief, meaning and purpose can be derived through a personal set of values and goals. Therefore, it might be possible to understand addiction as a way of coping with a previous loss of our true authentic self. This kind of loss might occur from trauma such as abuse of substances. These kinds of life situations often shatter our belief in a meaning and purpose for our life. We might then cling to whatever we can to have some control over our lives, or temporarily suspend life through the cycle of addictions.

Spirituality and religion are very different towards the road to recovery.  Religion is rules or practices agreed to by a council group of people, whereas spirituality is completely related to one’s personal experience and connections.

To fully recover from our addiction we must renew the way we used to see life and return to that place where we once connected to our spirituality that gave us meaning for our life’s purpose. All addictions have a fairly predictable dismal outcome if left untreated.

Many recent change models incorporate spirituality with psychological, physical, and social variables in order to provide comprehensive treatment. We must also understand the importance of spirituality in addiction recovery and guide each client to discover and experience their own spirituality.

By adding God or a higher power back into the individual’s life, that gap will be filled, and the urge toward addictive behavior will be reduced. There is hope for a healthier and happier life! If you, or a loved one is struggling with the disease of addiction, call us, 888.298.HOPE (4673).

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