The Manor Presents a Community Seminar in Deerfield, Illinois: Relieving Pain While Avoiding Addiction

Addiction to prescription pain relievers affects millions of Americans — across all communities — suffering from both chronic and acute pain. In a captivating seminar in Deerfield, Illinois sponsored by The Manor, respected addictions specialist Peggy Hough, LCPC, CADC revealed the risks and signs of prescription drug addiction, how to prevent this addiction and alternatives to pain management. Beginning with eye-opening statistics of the growing prevalence of addiction to prescription pain medications in the United States, audience members learned the biological, psychological and cultural components of pain; how opioids affect both the body and the brain; current treatment protocols; and proven alternatives as well as emerging techniques to relieve pain.