FREEDOM FROM
ADDICTION

FREEDOM FROM
ADDICTION

Take back control of your life

It takes time, patience, and hard work, but you can do it - you can overcome your drug addiction problems.
Only you can do it, but you can’t do it alone.

At Portage, you will be surrounded by a community of people with the same goal as you, and you will help each other make it through.

“Portage: Finding a pathway around an
obstacle in order to continue the journey”

Portage - how you can help

HOW YOU CAN HELP

It takes a community to help someone overcome drug addiction and communities are strengthened as a result. Help us spread the word, donate your time, expertise, and resources, become involved in helping our clients seek freedom from addiction.

PORTAGE NEWS

Fun in the Sun for the 21st Edition of the Portage Golf and Cycling Tour

07-05-2018

Monday, the 21st of June 2018 , 124 golfers and 40 cyclists descended on the prestigious Club Laval-sur-le-Lac for the 21st edition of the Golf and Cycle Tour organized by Portage. This year, a total of $163,500 was raised to benefit the programs developed for the adolescents of Portage. A record amount for this event!  … Read more »

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MindCare New Brunswick Funding Hope and Understanding for Portage Atlantic Youth

06-19-2018

Portage Atlantic staff and youth are pleased of the grant award from MindCare New Brunswick in support of the physical wellness program at their residential rehabilitation treatment centre at Cassidy Lake. The use of the weight and cardio equipment is part of the everyday programming for the Portage Atlantic youth. Having the equipment assembled, inspected,… Read more »

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124 Golfers Braved the Rain and Cold for Portage Youth!

06-08-2018

The 24th edition of the Portage Golf Open, which was held on June 4th at the Golf de Beauce in Sainte-Marie, was an incredible success thanks to the courageous participants that faced a finicky Mother Nature, with temperatures below 10º, relentless rain and tenacious winds.   Despite the weather that resembled more the month of… Read more »

PORTAGE BLOG

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Fentanyl: A Murderer in Disguise

08-16-2018

The opioid crisis that has been ravaging North America for many years now is compounded by the arrival of a new drug on the black market; Fentanyl. This extremely potent opioid analgesic is found in many other types of drugs (heroin, cocaine, crack, amphetamines, crystal meth) and is resulting in an increase in the number… Read more »

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My Overdose: A First Step Towards Recovery

08-14-2018

It was March 11, 2018, a week after my ex-boyfriend was incarcerated, I was scared of not having enough drugs to get a high and seeing as he protected me, I felt alone and in danger. I felt the withdrawal symptoms setting in and didn’t have any drugs. I reached out to someone that I… Read more »

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How to Recognize and React to an Overdose

08-10-2018

Opioid use causes serious problems as a result of their extreme toxicity on the body. Opioids have an effect on the part of the brain that controls breathing, which is why opioid use can result in respiratory distress leading to death. Here are a couple of tips on how to recognize and react to an… Read more »