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Dr. Peter Butkins blog entries for MyFreedomQuest.com

Addiction is easily treatable and a joy to discover.

When drug affected, it is impossible to imagine the joy of living without inebriation. A few days sober and clean helps us to see the better life that is available if we follow a few siimple suggestions.

Doc Pete

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Effective recovery from addiction involves learning and not teaching for quite a while.

Effective recovery from addiction involves learning and not teaching for quite a while. Knowing and teaching what you do't know can lead to painful failure.

Doc Pete

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Spiritual growth, living honestly and with true intent to be useful to God and others is the goal of life.

Our very lives depend on constant thought of others (Alcoholics Anonymous, 1939.)

Doc Pete

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Recovery from Addiction is a HIGH that is unsurpassed!!!

Recovery from Addiction is a HIGH that is unsurpassed!!! Recovery is much better than being wasted.

Doc Pete

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Recovery from addiction is attainable.

Recovery from addiction is very attainable . The experts have been there.  Find them at 12 step meetings.

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Let's focus on solutions to problems like addiction and not create chaos by focusing on manufactured problems or projected complaints.

Addiction is highly treatable by those who have treated themselves, not those who don't know how to treat t. It takes years to understand the solution and be able to reach addicts. Throwing money and drugs at addiction makes it much worse. Call me for the solution. Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT

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Recovering people, law, honest treatment professionals and families can arrest the opiate problem.

It will take a synthesis of these people working together with integrity. Greed and power have no place in treatment.

 

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Having a chance to get sober is a miracle.

Talk to a sober person. Ask!  

Doc Pete

 

 

 

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Recovery from Addiction is a JOY!

 

Give it time to happen.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT

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#addiction Addiction is highly treatable. Politics interfere with effective treatment.

Many times, greed and fears overtake the providers. There are billions of dollars in addiction treatment. There is peace and purposefulness in doing it right.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT

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Addiction Research is a Necessity!

Use results from valid and reliable research that is rigorous, has integrity. Bias must be eliminated. Integrity.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Think through choice of a Addictions Treatment Facility!

The addict and/or family is in crisis when the addict is going into treatment. I suggest using a level headed, logical family member to choose the right placement. Negotiate for the right facility.

Dr. P. Butkins, LCAP, LMFT

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Addiction Therapists should be made of stern stuff!!!

We must do no harm. We can't be part of a system that over medicates, kicks addicts from treatment because of insurance stopping and before they are ready, only to go back to their ghetto and die. We must take a stand. Kids are dying out there.

DO NO HARM!!!

Dr. P. Butkins, LCAP, LMT

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Look for Addiction Treatment with Integrity.

Look for Substance Abuse  Programs where no one can keep using drugs and stay. Program INTEGRITY means that abstinence is the goal and recovering people follow directions that lead to lifetime abstinence. This requires much work by the addict/alcoholic.

The selection process must also have integrity.  People who will cooperate either because they have personal pain and loss or do not want to continue hurting their loved ones. I directed by a skillful therapist, this provides the "leverage" needed to motivate them into solid recovery.

I know how to make this happen.

Call me at (407) 786-1913 for more.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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The Real Deal: Affordable Addiction Recovery that Works?

The truth: Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a spiritual malady. It is bio-psycho-social and spiritual.

The solution: a spiritual conversion, not necessarily religious, that entails 12 step and my IOP to catch the relapse signs and correct them.

It involves a bio-psycho-social and spiritual solution from those who have "been there." We involve the family because we need you!!!

 

Call Dr. Butkins for a consultation.  (407) 786-1913

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Family is vital to addiction treatment.

Family members suffer from the consequences of an addict's behavior. It is difficult to know what to do when on the "merry-go-round." I have developed a plan to get the addict/alcoholic to treatment that considers family involvement.

Call me at (407) 786-1913 for a free telephone consultation.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Effective, Affordable Substance Abuse Treatment from Experts.

I guarantee it!

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LCAP, LMFT, BCC

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Let's make America sober again!

The first step is to put a drug czar in office who has a good education on addiction.  Next, we need to get a think tank going to involve government, recovering people, healthcare professionals and lay men to synthesize a theory and treatment protocol.

Doc Pete the imperfect therapist

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A Lesson in Enabling!!! Johnny Manziel Escapes.

Treatment for addiction or domestic violence seldom works unless the perpetrator wants treatment and seeks treatment. The psychic change needed can only be attained by pain and loss that creates humility and motivates the person to ask for help.  Otherwise, treatment is usually done while the perpetrator is in denial. Try changing something that you don't want to change and don't think you have to change and, most importantly, resent the people who want to change you!

Ask any entertainer who has been in the news for addiction treatment or have refused it and continued to harm others. Sometimes tragic events do not motivate because the addict/alcoholic has warped his or her mind.

Look at the recent deaths from addiction. Most people have to die to get sober and clean while addiction is so treatable. The key is too not take away the pain and loss - use it to motivate the person with firm love. Pain is leverage!!!  

Dropped charges lead to dropped treatment.  Addiction is not a game.  Hopefully Trump will learn how to treat it. I hope he reads this blog.

Love and Peace,

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

 

 

 

Johnny Manziel’s assault case dropped if he undergoes anger management, rehab

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Studying the brain will not produce sobriety/clean time or recovery.

Analyzing is what the addict/alcoholic needs to do less.  Intellectualizing gives the illusion of control - again what the addict needs to do less.

Recovery means drug free actions that produce recovery; actions taken by thousands of successfully recovery people who have years and decades of continued abstinence and successful lives.  

Call me if you want to learn how. (407) 786-1913

I have over 50 years of study, addictions training and private practice that has bred much success.I have never accepted a grant. I am sober and clean for over 30 years.

I will never accept a grant. Recovery should not be driven by money.  Saving lives comes first!

Doc Pete

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