Portage Atlantic - installations

02-22-2017

CBC News

Tambrie Hicks, the admissions co-ordinator at Portage Atlantic, the youth drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Cassidy Lake, speaks about why parents should start talking about drugs in grade school.

 

”Hicks said it is not uncommon at the Portage rehabilitation centre to admit young people who started smoking marijuana as early as 10 years old.

It’s important to educate kids at an early age — and I mean an early age — and talk about things and not just alcohol and drugs but talk about everything to your children and keep everything open so they know they can come to you”

 

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