Portage Atlantic recognises 26 graduates and celebrates 20 years of helping Atlantic Canadian youth overcome drug addiction


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Cassidy Lake, NB, October 2, 2016 – Portage Atlantic hosted its twentieth Annual Recognition Ceremony today with over 350 guests in attendance at its drug addiction rehabilitation centre on the shores of Cassidy Lake. 28 youth were recognised for either completing the residential phase of their rehabilitation treatment program, or for having maintained a positive… Read more »

Former addict credits program for incredible turnaround


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Times & Transcript Life is good for Jeremie Vautour since graduating from the Portage Atlantic centre, which treats young people dependent on drugs and alcohol. After a dark period in his life, Vautour is sober, has a job he loves, a girlfriend and his greatest supporter Breanne Richard, and his own home. Vautour is telling… Read more »

Salisbury Lions Club makes a generous donation to Portage Atlantic


Club Lion donates to Portage Atlantic

Portage Altantic is grateful for for the recent $2,500 donation and for the long-time support of the Salisbury Lions Club, helping the youth in drug addiction rehabilitation treatment to take back control of their lives. Photo: Left to right are King Lion Ross Alexander; King Lion-elect Dwight Mann; Carol Tracey, Director of Development, Portage Atlantic;… Read more »

Portage Atlantic Sydney Community Breakfast


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Sydney, Nova Scotia – June 7, 2016. Portage Atlantic hosted a Community Breakfast on on Tuesday, June 7, at the Grand Lake Road Emergency Services Centre. Portage Atlantic staff presented information on programs and services offered to youth at risk from the Atlantic Provinces. A testimonial was given by a Portage Atlantic graduate, who described… Read more »

Residents help create new positive activity boards


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Because a healthy mind and a healthy body go hand in hand, Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation centres provides clients with many opportunities to be active and to cultivate new interests, as they learn to build a new healthy lifestyle for themselves. The goal is that when they leave the centre, clients know how to have… Read more »

100 Women Who Care donates $9,200 to Portage Atlantic


100 Women Who Care - donation - Portage Atlantic

December 16, 2015 was a rewarding evening for the Portage Atlantic drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth, which had been nominated by the Kings County chapter of 100 Women Who Care for their quarterly donation. 100 Women Who Care is based on the simple concept of bringing together 100 local women who want to make… Read more »