He’s committed to sharing his story, and the think tank is providing a platform. A reporter from ABC 6 News hears C.J. speak up at the rally and asks him for an interview. He tells her about how he was treated as a meth user. He tells her this is an addiction epidemic, not an opioid epidemic—that he’s fighting for all who are suffering. As part of this work, he is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative drafted by the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, an effort to move money away from incarcerating users and toward treatment.