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When shot-on-video horror met the Hot Mix 5

The score to cheapo 80s slasher 555, created by house DJ Frankie “Hollywood” Rodriguez, gets released for the first time.

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You’re going to be OK
The Mental Health Issue


Download My State of Mind: The Guide Book (PDF) by SocialWorks.

This 20-page section was a special pullout supplement in the October 15, 2020 Chicago Reader.

This content would not be possible without the support of the Chicago Reader partners: Habilitative Systems, Sinai Chicago, Joliet Job Corps and Paul Simon Job Corps, Adler University, Chicago Behavioral Hospital, Thresholds, and Kadima Mental Health Services.

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