“There is no better place on earth to have a news event,” the National Press Club boasts, and it’s easy to understand why: Every year, the 108-year-old Washington, D.C.-based organization hosts countless press conferences on the hottest topics impacting America and often the world.

The topic: the opioid crisis. The event: the official launch of the foundation’s “Save Lives. Stop Opioid Abuse. Choose Chiropractic” campaign.

Distinguished speakers at this historic event outlined the scope of the crisis, putting blame squarely on prescribing doctors and the current pain-management system while urging nondrug alternatives, including chiropractic care.

Here are a few soundbites from the distinguished panel of presenters that should whet your appetite for the complete briefing, available online in its entirety at www.f4cp.com/watchpressclub/. Watch it and learn how chiropractic can play a role in managing pain without drugs.