Charlie is a writer and reacher in the fields of addiction, mental health, and public policy. After battling with addiction himself, Charlie was able to become sober and find a passion in writing about topics close to him. Charlie also aims to lift the stigma associated with both addiction and mental health by writing about these topics. When not working you can find Charlie at your local basketball court.

Safe Injection Sites: Should they be Legal?

There is a lot of debate about whether safe injection sites are, in fact, safe. Is this really the best way to go for those who struggle with addictions to heroin? Do they do more to damage good neighborhoods than help them? Is this really the way we want to be as a society? Aren’t we just telling people that it’s okay to keep doing what they do, and we’ll help them stay safe again and again?