Press Release – Portage Launches ʺAddiction Trapsʺ National Awareness Campaign


Montréal, November 21, 2022 –Portage’s Addiction Traps Awareness Campaign was launched in response to overwhelming findings regarding the state of our youth over the two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Far from reducing Canadians’ alcohol and drug consumption, the pandemic has had a devastating effect on our youths’ mental health(1). Isolation, school closures, dysfunctional family… Read more »

Press Release – International Women and Addiction Symposium


Saint John New Brunswick, Canada, October 3, 2022 – Collective efforts between government, private agencies and organizations are crucial in successfully addressing issues of addictions.  This is why, from September 22 to 24 Portage Atlantic in collaboration with the International Council on Alcohol and Addiction (ICAA), hosted a solution-based hybrid international symposium in Saint John New… Read more »

Press Release – Portage Opens New Pavilion for Women with Substance Use Problems at its Lac Écho Site


Montréal, June 22, 2022  Portage has completed its acquisition and renovation of a residence located near its rehabilitation centre for persons with substance use problems set on the shores of lac Écho in the municipality of Prévost, in the Laurentians. This  investment confirms Portage’s leadership and innovation role in the area of substance use rehabilitation… Read more »

Press Release – Substance Abuse and Addiction Awareness Week


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Providing Young Adults with Services Tailored to Their Reality and Needs   Montreal, November 15, 2021 – As part of National Addictions Awareness Week (NAAW) held from November 14th to 20th 2021, Portage wants to highlight implemented solutions to provide young adults aged 18 to 21 with addiction rehabilitation services that reflect their reality and… Read more »

News Release – COVID-19


Dear friends of Portage, Over the last few weeks, Portage has been closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. This virus causes respiratory infections with symptoms of fever, coughing, and difficulty breathing. At this time, the Public Health Agency of Canada has assessed the public health risk associated with COVID-19 as low for the general population… Read more »

Portage worries about increased access to substances causing addiction


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Montreal, November 20, 2019 – As part of the Substance Abuse Prevention Week (November 17 to 23) and the National Addictions Awareness Week (November 25 to December 1st), Portage would like to remind people that the legalization of a substance doesn’t decrease its risk of addiction. During the last year, upon their admission, 90% of… Read more »