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”
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.
The Portage Saint-Malachie Centre is offering its young residents new opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities thanks to a joint initiative launched with Projet Odyssée Aventures this summer. Residents of the Saint-Malachie Centre in Québec are reaping the benefits of a very successful collaborative effort between Portage and Projet Odyssée Aventures. The Saint-Malachie Centre had… Read more »
The Cirque du Soleil invited 30 youth from the Portage Centre at Lac Écho to attend their latest show Bazzar on July 20th this year in Montréal. As part of its community engagement, the Cirque du Soleil invites young people who receive services from community organizations working with at-risk youth to attend its new show… Read more »
The Portage Centre for adolescents in Saint-Malachie has been offering judo classes since 2014. Since then, more than 50 youth have discovered the martial art, which draws on physical abilities and moral values. “Judo’s moral code is universal” Diane Couture has introduced more than 1200 youth to judo since she started teaching the martial art… Read more »
September 10, 2018 is the 10th edition of World Suicide Prevention Day. The event seeks to promote awareness about suicide and how to prevent it. Suicide: A Social Issue According to statistics, one person attempts suicide every three seconds. One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds. There are more than one million suicide… Read more »
Drug use has undergone many changes over the last few years. A growing drug supply, younger drug users and highly concentrated active principles are some of the factors that need to be brought to the forefront. With the upcoming legalization of cannabis in Canada on October 17, 2018, one question has been raised repeatedly… Read more »
International Overdose Awareness Day was established in 2001 and takes place every year on August 31st. The event aims to raise public awareness of overdose and help people recognize its signs and respond effectively (read: How to Recognize and React to an Overdose). The History Behind the Day It all started with a discussion… Read more »