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Cascade Behavioral Health Staff Strike Against Unsafe Working Conditions Continues

by Alexa Peters

Content Warning: This article contains brief mention of suicide.


On the evening of Aug. 1, Eiob Teklie, a mental health technician at Cascade Behavioral Health (Cascade) in Tukwila watched as an unstable male patient stole an employee badge and ran with free rein throughout the multi-wing psychiatric facility, verbally and physically assaulting employees and tormenting patients suffering from acute mental illness. 

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The Morning Update Show — 8/16/21

The Morning Update Show — hosted by Trae Holiday and The Big O (Omari Salisbury) — is the only weekday news and information livestream that delivers culturally relevant content to the Pacific Northwest’s urban audience. Omari and Trae analyze the day’s local and national headlines as well as melanin magic in our community. Watch live every weekday at 11 a.m. on any of the following channels, hosted by Converge Media: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, Periscope, and whereweconverge.com.

We also post the Morning Update Show here on the Emerald each day after it airs, so you can catch up any time of day while you peruse our latest posts.

Morning Update Show — Monday, August 16

Welcome to Converge Media’s New Studio! | Walkout at Cascade Behavioral Health | Local News Outlet Pushing Misinformation and False Narratives | #BlackVoicesMatter | Reflecting on Charleena Lyles | Connie Thompson and Jesse Jones | Proof N The Play

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