Press Release – Women and Addiction Symposium, Transforming Words into Action


Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, April 10 & 11, 2024 – Recognizing the vital role of collective efforts between government, private agencies, and organizations in effectively addressing addiction issues, Portage Atlantic is proudly hosting its second solution-oriented symposium titled “Women and Addiction”. The symposium, held with the overarching goal of eliminating barriers to meaningful addiction treatment… Read more »

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 »