For three decades, the city has failed to cope with the loss of mental health clinics. The pandemic revealed the wounds of this disinvestment.
On the violence, sadness, and hope of 2020
COVID-19 is changing how we handle our mental health.
Chicago rapper G Herbo wants to normalize therapy for people who’ve suffered like he has—and he’s giving away hundreds of sessions.
The current book obsessions of Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova and activist Mariame Kaba.
The center has sliding scale pricing and feminist-focused mental health services.
Even the therapeutic affirmations don’t wreck it.
A game of truth or dare exposes a case of mother-son incest, and more.
Social worker Sheridan Allen and her organization Punk Talks hold a fund-raising concert in Chicago this month to help connect DIY musicians with mental-health care.
Dan Savage advises a foot fetishist in the grips of a false dichotomy, a young Italian after his friend’s bi girlfriend, and a bi minor in need of some metamedical counsel.
Dan on staying faithful, exploring BDSM without the sex, and embarking on a fantasy facial
Advice this week—on rough fantasies and shitty relationships—comes from author Daniel Bergner and blogger-activist Chris Savage.
A new website uses humor to promote therapy
No therapy, no wedding. Plus: Get Dan on your mobile, how to slink out of a kink party, and what happens when you shack up with a deployed soldier’s husband
Let’s talk about how we really feel. On second thought, let’s not. On third thought, let’s quit wasting time and go back to that first thought.