Rick Baumgartle

Rick Baumgartle MS CADC II is a counselor with Cascade Centers EAP. He has been working in addiction treatment for the past decade and has worked with both adults and youth. During that time Rick has written numerous articles on addiction and addiction treatment. He also does speaking engagements with youth about the dangers of addiction as well as how to navigate choices surrounding it.

Documents & Publications

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No More Square Pegs in Round Holes: Picking the Best Treatment Option for You or a Loved One

Let me let you in on a secret...treatment doesn't always work, at least not the first time. Addiction is a disease and like most diseases it behooves you to do the research and talk with professionals in the field of treating that disease about what the best way to do it is.
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