Column | Jan 21, 2014 | 8:08 PM
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Story | Nov 26, 2013 | 7:35 AMAfter its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many people,” said assistant manager Emily Noon, “don't have a significant other in their lives” and “just need to be held” (including, she said, the elderly and hospice patients, who are part of the target clientele). The city's delay was, a spokesman said, to assure that Snuggle House had protocols for dealing with “risky” situations in which a customer refuses to take “no sex” for an answer. (Snuggle House has prominent surveillance cameras and panic buttons for the staff.)
Story | Jan 23, 2014 | 9:27 AM
Due to the Affordable Care Act's expanded health insurance coverage, Jeff Richardson said he expects to see increasing numbers of individuals seeking out mental health care in 2014. Richardson is executive director of Mosaic Community Services, which is...
Story | Dec 19, 2013 | 2:37 PM
These groups meet regularly. Bereavement Support Group — Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. This group is for adults who are mourning the loss of a loved one. All are welcome. St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Room 105, 8300 Old Columbia Road, Fulton. Tracey...
Story | Jan 14, 2014 | 7:49 PM