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Tips on attending festivals while staying sober

For those who are in their post-therapy reintegration phase or who want to avoid falling back into their old patterns of substance use,...
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Official Opening of “Your Community Garden” Project

On June 13, 2024, Portage Atlantic celebrated the official opening of the Your Community Garden Project in partnership with the Lions N1 District....
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Expedition with Odyssée Adventure for the residents of Saint-Malachie

For several years now, the residents of Saint-Malachie have had the opportunity to participate annually in an expedition with the facilitators from Odyssée...
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All it takes is an open mind and one foot in the door

Before Portage, jail was a looming threat: possession with intent to traffic, driving under the influence, and possession of methamphetamine. I had no...
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I knew I was in an awful state. I could barely recognize myself.

I started using so I wouldn't have to feel anything anymore. Unfortunately, all it did was make matters worse. I endured some unimaginable...
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Substance Use Treatment Techniques

Our clinical counsellors play a vital role in our residents' therapeutic journey. They are pillars of support for our residents as they progress...
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The more I used, the more I resented everyone on the planet

My life before Portage was chaos. I wasn't living, I was surviving. I experienced perinatal bereavement, but never really faced up to it....
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Mental Health: The Great Quandary

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic, much has been said about the disastrous state of the population's mental health. Mental health issues are thought...
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Freedom from addiction gave me a new lease on life

Before substance use crept into my life, I was a veritable ray of sunshine! As a youth, I excelled at sports and did...