Sunday marked the start of National Addictions Awareness Week in Canada, and there is great concern that deaths from drug overdoses have been increasing dramatically during this pandemic. Read more about how Portage is getting involved here.
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In Montreal, deaths from overdoses are on the rise this year. […] —the spinoff effects are noticeable, starting with people using drugs more. Watch the CTV News interview online here or read more about it here.
Montréal, November 23, 2020 – As part of the National Addictions Awareness Week, Portage wishes to draw attention to the opioid threat, which has been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Addiction in The Time of COVID-19 As COVID-19 rages across the world, its impact on people struggling with addiction cannot be underestimated. The isolation… Read more »
The 17th edition of the Soirée des Grands Philanthropes benefitting Portage was held on October 24, 2020. Due to Public Health directives, the winning formula of the annual event, which usually gathers together more than 700 distinguished members of the business community, had to be completely redesigned. So, this year, participants once again offered their… Read more »
Today, Portage Ontario has partnered with four local restaurants to serve up some soup, raise awareness, and raise some funds! To read on, please click here.
WELLINGTON COUNTY – 100 Women Who Care Rural Wellington (100WWCRW) had their September meeting virtually and decided to give its quarterly donation of $10,000 to Portage, an adolescent residential recovery centre in Elora. Read about it here
July 2010 marked the launch of the Stride for Success Fundraiser with T4G’s Future Focus Foundation. The fundraiser culminated with the construction of the Recovery Trail at the Cassidy Lake site. The trail system, which features a cabin, a large fire pit, a large platform by the water, a 3.8 km path and more, has been… Read more »
Portage Ontario hosted its third annual Pedal for Portage fundraiser this fall to raise funds for Portage’s residential drug addiction rehabilitation centre in Elora, Ontario. To date, the event has raised over $180,000, which helps teens between the ages of 14 and 18 find freedom from addiction. In previous years, cyclists and volunteers of all… Read more »
It is a well-known fact that music is an effective therapy that allows a person to escape, open up, heal, and find themself. At the Lac Écho Portage Drug Rehabilitation Centre (Prévost), residents have access to an incredible music studio largely funded by the Simple Plan Foundation. An Integrated Music Program In addition to struggling… Read more »
I am moving out of HPCII in Griffintown in 3 weeks. I have come a long way in the last five years. Prior to 2015, I would have never dreamed that I would be where I am today. I never thought it would be possible to untangle all of my problems and find solutions. I started using… Read more »