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.

Troubled Souls: Take Up Your Mat and Walk

Author: Lydia D’Ross, Brookhaven Hospital, Renewal Program Outreach Chaplain

 

The word “psychology” is defined by Dr. Neal Goldsmith, as the study of the soul.

Goldsmith said that the word psychology was created to reclaim the true, original meaning of the word psychology–the treatment of the soul, spirit, mind, life and breath of the human development.

As a community outreach chaplain, I have spoken to many pastors and community leaders about the community’s need for restoration and individual healing for the soul.  Many are saying that their members are distressed about what they hear and what they are seeing. The complain of feeling anxiety, stress and financial struggles.

There is a true connection between religion, spirituality and mental health. When is our soul in trouble? Even Jesus had to deal with many people with troubled souls. A perfect example was the story in the Gospel of John when a crippled man could not get in the Pool of Bethesda, where people were known to be healed when the waters were rippled by angels once a year. This man was troubled as he sat at the pool waiting every day and never moved. He was troubled man because every time the water rippled, someone else would jump in ahead of him. Who knew how many years he was crippled and waited at the pool of Bethesda. Then Jesus, knowing of his troubles, asked him, “Do you want to be healed?” The man was troubled by his soul and could not see the healer in front of him. When the man finally realized who Jesus was, he said “yes.” Jesus immediately took care of his troubles and said “take up your mat and walk.”

How many of us are facing challenges today and don’t accept the invitation of our savior and take up our mats and move on. We all need someone to help us move forward.

Let us remind ourselves that we have hope in the promises of God’s word. John 14:1 says “Let not your heart be troubled; ye believe in God, believe also in me.

 

Brookhaven Hospital Renewal Christian Care program is here to serve you, to help you recognize symptoms of behaviors that may be need to be address by professional counseling.

 

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