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Recovery from addiction is a matter of perception.

 

When I realize that I am now free and have a chance to fix any problem by using my recovery tools, I am happy. I enjoy chaos free living.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

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

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Recovery from addiction gives us a chance to see the gifts and beauty of the world.

Using is a waste of life.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

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Get approval from God and self and a good recovery sponsor.

We have too much hard road behind us to add more. Remove all toxic people from your life ASAP. You deserve to stay sober and clean so use your program to practice riding the high road.

Love and Inner Peace,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins 

(407) 786-1913

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Families of addicts/alcoholics need help too.

 

The damage done to family members is untold. They do not have a way to escape like the addict.

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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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Treatment for addiction is much easier than using drugs and alcohol.

 

At the end, using drugs and alcohol is demeaning, joyless and makes the true person unrecognizable.

Addiction owns the addict. Life becomes fruitless and dreams disappear in deference to the substance. Get out and stay out when you see it.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins   

(407) 786-1913 

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Holiday Recovery from Doc Pete.

 

Once sober and clean, do more recovery actions to stay sober and clean, not less. If something works this good, do more of it.

 

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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New Years is a time to stay sober and clean.

                

Use the 24 hour method. You can do anything for one day. If you don't take the first drink or whatever, you will not get high.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Use this time to change!

Become a giver this Holiday. Do not concern yourself if you get nothing back.

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 - Recovery is truly a Blessing!!!

 

The change from active addiction back to life is astounding. Recovery takes work on our damaged lives but usually all is reversible. There is hope no matter how far down you have gone. Others who have been down farther will show you how to come back because someone showed them. Drug free recovery works; the problem is highly treatable.

Best Wishes,

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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Don't give up on your loved one. Recovery takes time. Set boundaries & don't give up.

 

You can take care of yourself and your family if you get a good understanding of the disease and learn how to fend for yourself during the storm. Get off the merry-go-round of addiction by seeing a good addictions therapist who knows the problem and the solution for addiction as well as treatment for co-dependency. You can't afford not to do this and you have the time. Be good to yourself and get support and advice from a caring therapist who will show you how to steer the ship while you heal. Al-anon will help you find others who have 'been there' and no longer are.

For more buy my book: Tried and True Methods to Get Sober and Clean at www.createspace.com.

Best Wishes,

 

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Everything you need to know about helping your LOVED ONE get sober and clean.

 

Tried and True Methods to Get Sober and Clean 

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Thank you for helping arrest this epidemic,

 

Dr. Pete Butkins                            

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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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After abstinence, the essence of recovery from addiction is character building.

This journey takes years and much time in meetings and with the steps. Uncovering and repair is a lifelong endeavor.

For more buy my book: Tried and True Methods to Get Sober and Clean at www.createspace.com.

 

Dr. Peter A. Butkins                                         

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Effective recovery from addiction involves abstinence from all mood-altering chemicals plus character building.

Effective recovery from addiction involves abstinence from all mood-altering chemicals plus character building. Total abstinence gives the addict/alcoholic a chance to recover from the mental, emotional, spiritual and physical damge he has done by giving up the devious ways and then paying back for the harm he or she has done. This usually takes many months and should be done in the mainstream of life.

Addicts/alcoholics must want to get sober and clean because of their severe pain and loss. Then there is much work to do. Ideally, this is done with and by those who have 'been there' in the Twelve Step programs. It is beneficial to be mentored by a good therapist as the addict/alcoholic goes through the first year or two. A personal trusting relationship with a good therapist who has been there and a good outpatient group can save the person from the old self.

 

Dr. Pete Butkins                                                                           

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Recovery from addiction involves abstinence and much character building.

We have done much harm. We are conditioned to repeat these unless we relearn our selfish ways.

 

Dr. P. Butkins

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Addiction recovery successes (long term recovery) stems from hard work in making up for harms done and much prayer.

 Successful recovery means inner peace - a sense that all is well in God's World and we are channels for love and peace.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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The addiction problem perpetuates itself because we don't publicize recovery. We support drinking and drug behavior.

Addiction must be brought out into the open and not just mentioned when there is an overdose. We must publicize the solution and the joys of sobriety.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Addiction is chronic. Treatment is a daily program taught by survivors.

I work with many addicts and alcoholics who cut back or quit in their earlier years and then have a serious problem when they get out of control two, three, five or ten years later. They are not aware of the choinicity of addiction. It requires daily treatment taught by twelve step members who teach vigilance, consistency and model the joy of doing this.

Doc Pete

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