Black Mental Health Crisis Death

Distrust & Disparities: Dismantling Black Health Disparities

Black Mental Health Crisis Death

May 5, 2023

Black Mental Health Crisis Death

In this episode we discuss the tragic death of Earl Moore Jr., a Black man who was treated inhumanely by emergency medical technicians during a mental health crisis. And we highlight BlackLine, a crisis counseling hotline created for those most impacted by systemic oppression. 

Visit the BlackLine website to learn how their hotline helps people through crises, how to become a volunteer, and to donate to their efforts.

If you can call or text BlackLine at 1-800-604-5841.

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Springfield paramedics accused of suffocating man by CBS Chicago

Body Camera Footage

SA Redaction Officer 1 by Sangamon County Government


Black and African American Communities and Mental Health by Mental Health America

Timeline: What we know about Earl L. Moore Jr.’s death and events that followed by Steven Spearie

New details emerge in case against EMS workers charged with murder by Dean Olsen

Report of Postmortem Examination of Earl L. Moore by Sangamon County Coroner’s Office, Coroner Jim Allmon

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