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Drug/alcohol abusers quit drugs and alcohol. Addicts do not. Get an accurate diagnosis.

 

When abusive drug/alcohol use creates consequences, the abuser quits because it is not relieving pain. The addict keeps abusing because of loss of control and cravings. This information will give you a start on how to treat the problem.

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Above all other goals - Do not drink or drug to cope!!!


If you are an addict/alcoholic, getting high will result in failure. When sober and clean, our problems are temporary and solvable.


Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Family Treatment for drug and alcohol addiction can do wonders.

 

The family is the best source of leverage for motivating an addict alcoholic to treatment. What is more unmanageable that breaking your loved one's heart?

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Drug/Alcohol Treatment - Get up one more time!!!

 

Don't let this disease get you. Join the successful recovering team!

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Holiday Recovery for alcoholic and addiction concerns.

 

Never give up. Get up one more time. Pray for strength.

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Addiction Recovery - Join the Winning Team!

 

We have stopped learning the hard way. Surrender to win!!!

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Non-Medicated Substance Abuse Treatment.

 

Drug free is attainable. It takes work but being returned to normalcy, clean and sober, is a joy!.

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Permanent recovery is attainable.

 

Don't give up. Study your Program to find the weaknesses. Are you doing the basic things that successful recovering people do?

Love and Peace,                                                           

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

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Demi Lovato makes first public statement since apparent overdose: 'I will keep fighting'

Great exposure. This can inspire many. I wish more people in the limelight would come out.

The key to long term recovery is surrender, not fighting.  God bless Demi!

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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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Addiction is for quitters.

 

Recovery allows us to finally find the Power to do our dreams. The cost is a little work.

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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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We don't forget where we buried the hatchet.

 

 

Anger/fear is a major issue in early, middle and late recovery. At times, we can be shocked that we are still angry and petty.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins                        

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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.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins   

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Addiction gets old and fails us.

The good times have past and the drug is now causing pain, not a high. Reason is gone. Turn to others who are clean and sober. Your best friend has left.          

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins   

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Abusers quit drugs and alcohol. Addicts do not. Get an accurate diagnosis.

Abusers quit drugs and alcohol. Addicts do not. Get an accurate diagnosis.

When abusive drug/alcohol use creates consequences, the abuser quits becase it is not relieving pain. The addict keeps abusing because of loss of control and cravings.

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

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We must self-diagnose our drinking and drug use.No one can tell us!

 

Ask: "Are you drinking or using drugs while in treatment?" "Are you planning to drink after you complete Treatment?"

If yes, see if you can manage it. Choose a plan to control your use, e.g., "I'll drink only two 12 oz. beers when I drink. See if you can do this. See if you can stop at two.

Try it for a month. If you fail, try treatment.

 

To Thine Own Self Be True!

 

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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Happy Sober and Clean New Year! Prioritize your recovery and all else will follow.

 

Put your spiritual conversion and selfless nature first. Stability and dreams will materialize when you develop your spirit. Go where sober and clean people are and learn from them.

Best Wishes,     

                                                      

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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