Holler Health Justice launched in 2018 to fund abortions in West Virginia and Appalachia. Since, its mission has expanded to include providing free emergency contraception and harm reduction services. In 2020, the organization provided $111,415 in abortion funding and other support. The group dispersed more than 6,000 units of emergency [...]
Aiko Pickering, a recent college graduate and Mobile, Ala., native, started Monthly in November 2020 to raise awareness about period poverty and provide menstrual products to people who need them. Researchers found that 64% of women were unable to afford period products in 2017, according to a study conducted in [...]
Depression alone is a $210.5 billion annual burden on the U.S. economy. For most, healing comes with a large price tag. And with unemployment hitting record highs during the pandemic, mental health resources and therapy sessions might hit the back burner. But Chelsea Goldman, a therapist in South Carolina, believes [...]
As the COVID-19 vaccination becomes more readily available to Southerners, more questions arise. We asked our Reckon followers about their plans after getting their vaccines, and the responses were varied. Southern states have received the lowest number of vaccinations so far. In Georgia, only 9.8% of residents have received their [...]
“People kind of look at it like ‘queer’ and ‘Southern’ are on opposite ends of the same spectrum. They are not. They are wildly different. One is a social community and one is your family and heritage.”
We've lived through too many "unprecedented events" in 2020 and now, in 2021. Feeling numb? There's a term for it, and Reckon spoke to the expert who coined it.
Thousands of Americans have tried out therapy in the wake of 2020. Mental health awareness is up, but therapists are slammed.
The vote of whether to confirm the Electoral College's 2020 election results happen on Jan. 6, 2020. Here's how it went.
Self-care doesn't have to cost $39.99 plus tax. It can be as simple as intentional breathing and taking a walk.
The short film is now streaming on Youtube, and you can read more about the process of filming here.