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

The Users’ Committee and its Quiz!

11-21-2018

Have you heard of the Portage Users’ Committee? This small group of residents from Portage centres located in the Montreal area have met several times a year since 2010 to discuss the best way of spreading the good news that, yes indeed, residents do have the right, in fact the duty, to voice their opinion… Read more »

Portage and Bell United in their Efforts to Overcome Mental Illness and Addiction

11-20-2018

Portage was invited to give a presentation on its services at Bell headquarters on Wednesday October 3, 2018 as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week. Entitled Taking back control: overcoming mental illness and addiction, the presentation focused on Portage’s MICA (mentally ill chemical abusers) program for men and its new program for women. Antonio Maturo,… Read more »

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Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation Donates $8,120

11-16-2018

Thanks to an $8,120 donation from the Montreal Canadiens Children’s Foundation last May, Portage was able to buy new hockey equipment for its Lac Écho residential centre for youth in Prévost, Québec. Portage bought the new hockey gear to replace worn-out equipment and ensure the safety of the centre’s young residents. With the Foundation’s generous… Read more »

PORTAGE BLOG

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The 16th anniversary of MIRE: The coming of age in employment reintegration services

12-04-2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the MIRE conference room was transformed to accommodate an anniversary party! In light of MIRE’s 16th year of operation, partners, employees, program alums were invited, in addition to all those who’ve helped enable MIRE to become a go-to reference for all things regarding employment preparation.   A festive ambiance could be… Read more »

prevention

Alcohol and Drug Use: The Ongoing Issue of Prevention

11-29-2018

Governments and organizations are being pressured to find effective means of dealing with substance abuse problems and prevention is seen as a key factor in achieving that goal.   The Importance of Alcohol and Drug Use Prevention Among Youth Alcohol and drug use at a young age often herald addiction problems later on. A major study conducted… Read more »

Terry fox run

Terry Fox Run: A Walk of Hope!

09-24-2018

The Terry Fox Run celebrates the trans-Canadian run by Terrence Stanley Fox in 1980. This event, known as the Marathon of Hope, takes place every year on an international scale with the objective of raising funds for cancer research. The History of a Man Terry Fox was born in Winnipeg, Canada in 1958. During his… Read more »