Art therapy for youth in rehabilitation treatment thanks to Allstate employees

2015-12-29

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Following a presentation of Portage’s various drug addiction rehabilitation programs in Québec, Allstate employees gathered $1,350 to help the youth in treatment at Portage’s rehabilitation centre in Prévost to pursue their art therapy courses. Thanks to the generosity of many donors, such as the Simple Plan Foundation and the Allstate Social Fund, Portage can offer… Read more »

KPMG employees volunteer with the youth at Portage

2015-12-15

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On October 23, 2015, accountants from KPMG volunteered their time at Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation centre for adolescents in Prévost. Each volunteer was paired with a resident to discuss and do some painting jobs together. The volunteers were very touched by the resident’s testimonials and impressed by their efforts at rehabilitation. The teamwork experience was… Read more »

Portage among the beneficiaries of the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund

2015-11-10

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Portage is proud and grateful to have been selected by the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to receive $20,000 for its program for Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers (MICA). Portage was among eight other mental health organisations to receive funding, which aims to help Montrealers living with mental illness to have better access to the services… Read more »

Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition 2015

2015-10-20

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On September 24, 2015 Portage governors and staff members attended the 2015 Annual General Meeting and Governor Recognition Reception. Portage honoured five governors for the exceptional contribution they have made towards the organisation over the years. Ronald Murray, Portage Atlantic Stéphane Dufort, Portage Québec – Montréal Region Mario Cusson, Portage Québec – Québec City Region… Read more »

A new service centre in the West Island of Montréal

2015-10-15

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Last year’s relocation of Portage’s addiction rehabilitation centre for anglophone youth, from the West Island to the Laurentians, was difficult for the residents – above and beyond the challenges they were already facing in treatment. Portage’s new service point in Pointe-Claire has helped mitigate some of the challenges associated with the move, by providing youth… Read more »

A day with the youth at Portage Saint-Malachie

2015-08-6

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On July 17, twelve employees from Norton Rose Fulbright spent a day at the Portage rehabilitation centre for youth in Saint-Malachie. The guests were paired with residents, who took them through a typical day in treatment and gave them a tour of the facilities. It was a great opportunity for the guests to learn about… Read more »

Portage’s RE campaign postered across Montréal

2015-08-6

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   For the second consecutive year, Portage, in partnership with Publicité Sauvage and TC Transcontinental, presented the RE publicity campaign across. The campaign was created to raise awareness within the Greater Montreal region and to connect with people who may be struggling with drug addiction. For six weeks, over 8,000 posters were installed in 12… Read more »

Head Chef Stéphane Modat visits Portage Saint-Malachie

2015-08-6

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The adolescents at Portage Saint-Malachie had the honour of welcoming Stéphane Modat, Head Chef at Québec City’s Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, to their centre. During his visit, he worked with the youth in treatment to prepare a gourmet meal and then serve it to a group of Portage governors from the Québec City area. The… Read more »