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Learn about Portage Atlantic's fundraising and awareness-building activities, in support of the residential drug rehab treatment centre for youth at Cassidy Lake, in New Brunswick.

A donation of $75,000 from The Fredericton Women’s Executive

Dec 4, 2017

A donation of $75,000 was recently presented to Portage Atlantic as a result of the fundraising event honouring the former mayor of Fredericton, NB. The Fredericton community paid tribute to… Read more »

Portage Atlantic hosted its annual Recognition Ceremony on Sunday

Dec 1, 2017

At this year’s ceremony, last October 22nd, 31 youth were recognized for having completed various stages of the residential and aftercare components of the Portage program.   Referring to the… Read more »

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We’re young people with really adult problems

May 19, 2017

Telegraph-Journal ”But his life didn’t always involve drugs. The 21-year-old says he had a normal childhood, attending St. Stephen High School and maintaining a healthy social life. But he then… Read more »

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Metamorphosis Day – Portage celebrates its 44th anniversary

Feb 14, 2017

On February 14, 1973, Portage’s first drug addiction rehabilitation centre, located in Prévost, Québec, opened its doors to a small group of adults who wanted to overcome their drug addiction… Read more »

Portage Atlantic- Lewis Fitness Centre

Construction of the Lewis Fitness Centre

Jan 31, 2017

After all the planning and fundraising for Portage Atlantic’s Lewis Fitness Centre project, construction is now well underway and Portage staff members and youth have been reveling in the anticipation… Read more »

Père et Mère Noël Chez Portage

The Annual District N-1 Lions Clubs Christmas Event

Dec 16, 2016

December 4, 2016, Cassidy Lake – Members from the various NB and PEI Lions clubs, guests, family members and staff gathered for an afternoon of Christmas joy with the Portage… Read more »

Silverados donates to Portage Atlantic

Silverados donate to Portage

Dec 8, 2016

Kings County Record   Youth at the Portage Atlantic Centre will soon make use of the new Lewis Fitness Centre, thanks in part to the Sussex Silverado Club members, who… Read more »

Portage Atlantic - Grant recipient - Sussex 2016

Portage Atlantic is a 2016 Sussex Area Community Foundation Grant Recipient

Nov 18, 2016

Portage Atlantic is grateful to be one of this year’s Sussex Area Community Foundation grant recipients. Cassidy Lake Program Manager Katrina Schwetz attended the Foundation’s grant night event on behalf… Read more »

Portage Atlantic - Fredericton Recovery Day

Portage Atlantic at Fredericton Recovery Day

Oct 22, 2016

On September 16, 2016, dozens gathered outside Fredericton City Hall for Recovery Day 2016, sharing stories about addiction and recovery and encouraging one another to continue their efforts. Fredericton Deputy… Read more »

Fête de la reconnaissance été

Portage Atlantic recognises 26 graduates and celebrates 20 years of helping Atlantic Canadian youth overcome drug addiction

Oct 12, 2016

Cassidy Lake, NB, October 2, 2016 – Portage Atlantic hosted its twentieth Annual Recognition Ceremony today with over 350 guests in attendance at its drug addiction rehabilitation centre on the… Read more »