Portage Atlantic

Drug Addiction Rehabilitation for Adolescents and Young Adults

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Portage Atlantic

Portage Atlantic, a non-profit organisation established in 1996, operates a residential drug addiction rehabilitation centre for Atlantic Canada youth (14-21) in New Brunswick.

In the therapeutic community environment, residents work through the underlying issues that caused their substance abuse and develop a set of social competencies that will help them deal with the challenges of everyday life without resorting to drug abuse.

The centre, located in Cassidy Lake, New Brunswick, also serves youth from Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador.



Portage Atlantic News


51st Metamorphosis Day – Portage anniversary

On February 14, all the Portage centres celebrated Metamorphosis Day - Portage's 51st anniversary.   Montreal The Portage Centre at Lac Écho hosted all the Montreal program as well as...

100 women who care

Portage Atlantic Celebrates Donation from 100 Women Who Care

Fredericton, January 18, 2024 - Portage Atlantic received a significant donation from the "100 Women Who Care - Fredericton". In a recent event, the organization voted to support Portage Atlantic,...


Nashwaaksis Lions Club continuous support

Portage Atlantic extends heartfelt appreciation to the Nashwaaksis Lions Club for their unwavering support. During a recent visit to the Portage Atlantic office, members of the Nashwaaksis Lions Club demonstrated...

Portage Atlantic Foundation

Portage Atlantic’s drug addiction rehabilitation program for youth in New Brunswick is financed in part by the Portage Atlantic Foundation, which raises funds through individual and corporate donations as well as fundraising activities.

Portage Atlantic Board

The Portage Atlantic Board is chaired by Russell H.T. King, a retired family physician in Fredericton and former New Brunswick Health Minister involved in bringing Portage to Atlantic Canada. The Board is made up of dedicated volunteers who are involved in their local communities and who ensure the proper governance of Portage activities in Atlantic Canada.

  • Russell H.T. King, Chair
  • Dave Emmerson
  • Ron Evans
  • David Ferguson
  • Erin Flood
  • Peter A. Howlett
  • Tammy Johnson
  • Frederic Laforge
  • Gisele Maillet
  • Ronald Murray
  • Roderick Nolan
  • Bruce Northrup
  • Patricia Rogers
  • Frank Wilson
  • Brad Woodside

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