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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 

(407) 786-1913

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One of the top ten most important things to know about recovery from addiction.

 

We need the pain and loss to get sober and clean but we don't wallow in it.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins                           

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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.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins        

(407) 786-1913 

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Trying to get sober and clean on your own is a fight with a pro.

 

We can attain a sober and clean lifestyle through support from a Higher Power and those who have been sober and clean. Our own efforts give us despair and depression. Twelve Step Programs breed JOY.

"I stopped at a meeting on the way to my funeral." - Anonymous

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

(407) 786-1913 

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Relapse back to addiction is not necessary. Build your defenses.

 

Be inspired by adhering to a daily Program of recovery. Ask for release from drugs and alcohol in the morning; thank Him at night. Spend time with recovering people. Read recovery literature.Have a home group. Be a good person. Have quiet time. This is your daily PROGRAM.

                                                         

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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I was misinformed about addiction. Doc Pete

 

Getting sober and clean involved unlearning many things that I had learned growing up. For instance, I had to forget the ads that said that alcohol is cool and that glamorizing drugs makes for a great movie and that movie entertainers are cute when they get intoxicated, get in fights and go to jail and that the girls in the beer commercials love the guys who are drinking...

Take time to learn accurate information about social drinking, abusive drinking and addictive drinking.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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There are problems other than alcohol and drugs. Abstinence is but the beginning.

 

In recovery, we clean up the harm we have done and grow to be the person we can be.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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Terry Glenn's death suggests that, like alcohol, marijuana is dangerous for some, even when it seems fun.

Report: Glenn's blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he was killed

NBC Sports Boston Report,NBC Sports Boston 23 hours ago
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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

 

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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

 

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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

 

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is Mercy!

Merry Christmas!

Think of giving to your family by being considerate of them.

Best Wishes,                                                           

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913    

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

Protect your recovery!

Bring your own car to an event or use Uber. Leave when you are done for whatever reason.  Do not go if in doubt. Leave if stressed.

Protect your sober drink at a party. Do not put it down.

Get through the Holidays One Day @ a Time.

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 a Gift of Timing!

Recovery takes time. Anything lasting and strong in nature takes time. You are where you're supposed to be. So, don't push the river, you have time.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins      

 

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

Turn all things over to God and all things will work out. Trust this process.

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913

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

 

Go to Holiday events with other recovering people. Watch for overconfidence. Protect your gift.

 

Best Wishes,              

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913

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

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

Bring your own car to an event or use Uber. Have an Uber account set up and bring a credit card. Leave when you are done for whatever reason. Protect your recovery!

Get through the Holidays One Day @ a Time.                                                                   

Best Wishes,              

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913             

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Addiction Recovery Holiday Redirection - Recovery is truly a Gift of Grace!!!

Call recovering people daily, especially your sponsor.

Get through the Holidays ODAT 

Best Wishes,              

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

(407) 786-1913

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Marijuana is not a gateway drug It is a drug!

Pot is also called wacky weed.

1. I do not want my kids doing it.2. I do not want my country doing it.

3. I do not want politicians, educators and busniessmen making decisions about America using drug affected brains. 

4.THC does not leave the body like alcohol. Cannabis stays in the system and lodges in the receptor sites of the brain. It interferes with memory and reason. 

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Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

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