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It is normal to Question the seriousness of a drug or alcohol problem.

 

Consequences are relative to the person who is misbehaving. Ask a love one if he or she sees a problem with your drinking or drug use. Do not be afraid to know. It could save a life.

Love and Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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If someone else is concerned about your drinking or drug use...

 

Accept their feedback and question it. Try not to dismiss it. It's ok to doubt them.

Love and Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

#ThursdayThoughts #addiction #recoveries #theretreat@TheRetreatUCF

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Acceptance of Addiction - There's no shame in changing your mind.

 

Most of us had a long period of adaptation to our drug of choice. When defeated, some of us surrendered to win. Now we're doing well.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Non medication, affordable solutions to drug and alcohol addiction works.

Without twelve step PARTICIPATION, most alcoholics suffer from depression ranging from confusion to built up anger, fear and restlessness to extreme detachment from life. Many resort to other mood-altering chemicals under the illusion that they now are sober and stable. Consensus is that peace and success can be found through a spiritual solution.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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We can all get and stay sober and clean by copying successful recovering people.

 

We can't all do what Stephan Curry does but we don't have to. We CAN do what other successful recovering people have done.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, MCAP  (407) 786-1913

#TuesdayMotivation #addiction            #TuesdayThoughts #recoveries

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The window of opportunity opens infrequently for drug addicts and alcoholics.

We must surrender when we can because there may not be another chance. Watch the news for the casualties which occur daily.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT. MCAP  (407) 786-1913

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Wait three minutes before you drink or drug.

 

Say a prayer, call a friend in recovery, think thru til the end of the night, remember the pain... DON'T GO BACK!!!

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins                        

(407) 786-1913    

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Family help with addictive member.

 

Wait until he or she asks for help or learn to do an intervention.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

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Helping others is admirable. Helping an addict should be done with caution.

The best defense against the disease of addiction is a united family, especially the parents.

 

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

(407) 786-1913    

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The #1 secret of recovery from addiction.

 

It is much, much easier than being intoxicated!

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

(407) 786-1913

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Sober and clean living is so much better!

To get this mindset and strong feeling, one must first feel the pain of addiction and then the joy of a sober life.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

(407) 786-1913    

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Three things you must know about recovery from addiction.

 

1. Life is better sober and clean.

2. Pain of addiction stops when sober.

3. Treatment is available if you want it. Call me at (407) 786-1913

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

(407) 786-1913    

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Families with addictive members suffer incredibly.

Too many times I have sat with mothers and fathers, spouses and children who have lost their loved one to addiction. And the person is sitting there. It is no longer the loved one they knew.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins        

(407) 786-1913 

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Pay special attention to stress when recovering from addiction.

Find the 'sweet spot' which is attained after you surrender completely to your idea of a Creator who has your back and will never let you down. Then there is no stress. Fear has melted into faith.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

(407) 786-1913    

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Recovery from addiction/alcoholism is about getting 'right' with ourselves. No more guilt or behaviors that create guilt.

 

Self esteem comes back as we begin to live in a way in which God, self and family approves.

Addiction takes a second stage and now we can enjoy this gift of life.

 

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is a Gift!!!

 

Give your family your sober Christmas.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is truly a Blessing!!!

 

Call recovering people daily, especially your sponsor.

Have a connection, a direct line, with solid sobriety. Keep that

feeling of belonging because you do.

Best Wishes,              

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913

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Addiction Recovery Redirection - The Addiction Mind vs the Sober Mind.

Recovering alcoholics and addicts think "I never had it this good."

Active or untreated alcoholics and addicts think " I'm not hurting anyone but myself."

Best Wishes,

 

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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When the pain of addiction outweighs the pleasure of 'using', recovery is possible.

Recovery takes works and readiness. The good news is that recovery far surpasses the turmoil of 'using.'

Buckle up for a great ride. Recovery gets gooder and gooder.

 

Doc Pete

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In recovery from addiction, we eventually find a 'way of life' that far surpasses addiction!

We find peace and a Purpose instead of bondage. We find that we now belong; we have friends who know us. We appreciate our life and the people in it. Work for this and you will prosper!

"Don't quit until the miracle happens - Anonymous.

Have a safe and happy journey,

 

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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