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Dr. Peter Butkins blog entries for MyFreedomQuest.com

Words can cut relationships but forgiveness can mend the wounds.

Our program teaches us how to mend the broken harms to others.

Doc Pete

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Addiction treatment is relevant. Blasting President Trump is not.

Let's focus on solutions, not contempt.

Doc Pete

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Having a chance to get sober is a miracle.

Talk to a sober person. Ask!  

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Addicts/alcoholics stay sober and clean, finding much joy via much work.

The recovering person heals to heal others.

Doc Pete

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We shield addicts from the consequences with excuses for them and other drug use.

An addict/alcoholic cannot get sober and clean unless he or she connects the problems to the substance abuse

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Why aren't we addressing the pandemic problem of addiction?

 Our country wreaks of it. It is highly treatable when we teach the families how to manage it.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT#addiction

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Recovery means action.

Recovery means action and more action!!!

The alcoholic/addict has done too much thinking. He must ACT and not be taken care of! #addiction

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Good recovery requires commitment, not just involvement. #addiction

Commitment can be inspiring, a challenge that uses all of the will power and drive that is left to take recovery actions.Mostly, it takes surrender.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Do not debate with an alcohol or drug abuser if he does not want help. #addiction

Always ask the question, "Do you want help?" If you are talking to a loved one ask, "Does he want help?"

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT

407 786-1913

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Think of our children and not self when deciding to legalize cannabis!

Cannabis impairs short term memory and creates difficulty with thinking abilities (Anderson BM, et. al,, 20110; Boyce A, et. a.. 2008).

Do you wants your children to be handicapped?

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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Addiction treatment is available when help is sought.

If you really are ready to quit or you're a family member and will get involved for a year, call me at (407) 786-1913.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT

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Recovery is a COMMITMENT. It has to be number one!!!

Recovery takes a commitment from the addict/alcoholic and the family. The family is the leverage that motivates the addict to comit.

Dr. Peter A Butkins, LMT

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Addiction Recovery is much more than abstinence.

Recovery requires abstinence, of course. You cannot be drug and alcohol free if you are still drinking or using drugs. Next comes character change and humility. A purposeful spiritual life replaces a life of hedonism and self-centered fear and loathing.

Recover and enjoy your new life.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins, LMT, LCAP

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No one need go without addiction treatment.

Treatment for drugs and alcohol is highly effective and affordable at My Freedom Quest. I don't turn anyone down who is ready. We work out payment plans.

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

Call me. You won't be sorry.

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Addiction is very treatable (by the right people).

Those who have 'been there' are the experts. Most addicts/alcoholics need coaching by peers. This is the direction to promote, not more drugs!

Dr. Peter A. Butkins

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