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Pastor Kyle Earley

A Luminary in Community Activism and Mental Health Advocacy

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Pastor Kyle Earley, a luminary in community activism and mental health advocacy, has established himself as a distinguished figure in the spheres of social justice and community service. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Kyle’s deep-rooted connection with his community has been the cornerstone of his extensive 15-year career in community organizing.

Kyle’s journey as an advocate for justice has taken him across Ohio, particularly in the Greater Cleveland area. His unique ability to forge genuine connections with both leaders and residents has earned him widespread respect and recognition as a trusted community voice and advocate.

His impactful work has not gone unnoticed, leading to numerous accolades including being named in “Who’s Who in Black Cleveland,” being listed among the “Top 50 Influential Leaders,” receiving the “Martin Luther King Jr. Social Justice Award” for the State of Ohio, and being an honoree in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Black Heritage Celebration.

At the helm of KMotivates as its Founder and CEO, Kyle leads the non-profit organization “It’s not a Moment, it’s a Movement,” manages “Earley Morning Strategies,” and pastors the “City of God” church. His leadership roles extend to various spheres, highlighting his multifaceted expertise and dedication to uplifting communities. In May 2022, he was honored as one of the year’s Helping Hands Award Winners by ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County.

As a staunch advocate for mental health and social justice, Kyle has spearheaded numerous initiatives aimed at raising awareness and education about mental health issues, especially for those affected by stigma and injustices. In May 2023, he authored “Dear God, Prayers from a Mentally Mangled Mind,” a testament to his commitment to mental health advocacy.

Kyle’s dedication to community service is further evident in his involvement with the Cleveland Community Police Commission, his board membership at the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland, and his role as a radio personality on 93.1 WZAK. His academic pursuits in the field of theology, including his studies in the Black Church Studies Program at Ashland Theological Seminary and his ongoing pursuit of a Masters in Christian Education at the Virginia Union Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, underscore his commitment to lifelong learning and leadership in faith-based community service.

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Pastor Kyle Earley’s multifaceted career, marked by his passionate advocacy, leadership, and unwavering commitment to his community, positions him as a beacon of hope and change in the realms of social justice and mental health.

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Why Mentally Mangled?

What is Mentally Mangled, and what services does it offer?

Mentally Mangled is an organization that provides mental health resources, guidance, and support. We focus on serving individuals in Cuyahoga County and Akron, offering various services, including counseling, workshops, and community outreach programs. Our approach is to offer accessible and empathetic support for mental health challenges. For more information, contact us.

How can someone access the services provided by Mentally Mangled?

Accessing services at Mentally Mangled typically involves contacting our website or contact page. We may offer an initial assessment to understand individual needs and then guide toward appropriate services like therapy sessions or support groups. Visit our Contact Us page for more information on how to get started.

Are there any specific programs for youth or adolescents at Mentally Mangled?

Mentally Mangled recognizes the unique mental health needs of youth and adolescents. We offer specialized programs tailored for younger individuals, focusing on issues like anxiety, depression, and stress management. To learn more about youth-specific programs, check out It’s Not a Moment, It’s a Movement.

Does Mentally Mangled provide any emergency mental health services?

While Mentally Mangled primarily offers counseling and support programs, they can provide guidance and referrals for emergency mental health situations. We recommend contacting emergency services directly in a crisis, but our team can assist in navigating post-crisis care. For more information on emergency services, visit our Community Resource page.

Can I volunteer or donate to support Mentally Mangled?

Yes, Mentally Mangled welcomes the support of volunteers and donors. Volunteering opportunities range from administrative support to participating in community outreach programs. Donations help us continue and expand our services. For information on how to volunteer or donate, visit our Get Involved page. Your contribution, whether as a volunteer or through donations, can make a significant difference in the lives of those we serve.

Press and Media

Collinwood pastor tackles Black mental health with ‘Mentally Mangled’ programming

BY OCTAVIA S. HICKS ● COMMUNITY JOURNALISM, HEALTH, SOCIAL EQUITY ● SEPTEMBER 15, 2023

Helping Hands Honoree Pastor Kyle Earley

ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County ● 2022

Finding Faith in Cleveland

Spiritual leaders from City of God, Reach City Church and SIS Everyday discover new ways to teach ● Cleveland Magazine