Portage: 214 young people receive their diploma


24 heures “I was miserable at that time in my life, explains Étienne. I had ADHD with hyperactivity since elementary school but I was not diagnosed. This led me to several conflicts with authority. I decided to rebel myself, “he says. Read more

Graduates of rehab program celebrate second chances


CTV News Etienne Jobin is one of the graduates. He began using drugs when he was just 12-years-old. “I started doing things like mushrooms, I tried MDMA, I went on to LSD and cocaine and my life started spiraling completely out of control,” he said. For read the article ans see the video, click here.

We’re young people with really adult problems


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Telegraph-Journal ”But his life didn’t always involve drugs. The 21-year-old says he had a normal childhood, attending St. Stephen High School and maintaining a healthy social life. But he then entered university and became attracted to a life of partying. And tragedy soon followed. His older brother was in a serious car accident where he… Read more »

A Portage Atlantic graduate shares her story at the Drug Awareness Forum ‘It Takes a Village to Raise a Teen’


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Natalie Hugues, a 2015 graduate of Portage Atlantic residential rehabilitation program, spoke of her journey from drug dependency to recovery. Currently a student at the New Brunswick Community College, Natalie has been sober for over two years and credits the Portage Atlantic Youth Drug Addiction Rehabilitation Centre with turning her life around. Natalie, along with… Read more »

Former residents credit youth rehab centre on 20th anniversary


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Global News The Portage Atlantic Centre near Sussex celebrated its 20th anniversary today. As Global’s Andrew Cromwell reports one former resident credits the centre, which treats youth with serious substance issues, with saving her life. View the report

Drugs drove woman to the very edge of the precipice


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The Guardian Kelsey Ford, 24, of Cornwall says her life feels “calm and manageable” after completing drug addiction rehabilitation at Portage Atlantic in New Brunswick. She is now studying at UPEI, working towards becoming a social worker. Read this article

20th anniversary for Portage’s mother and child program


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Global News Morning Portage spokesperson Seychelle Harding drops by Global News Morning to speak about Portage’s Mother and Daughter drug rehabilitation program as it celebrates its 20th anniversary. Watch the report…

Portage’s Mother and Child Program celebrates an emotional 20 years


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Global News For 20 years, Portage has been helping mothers recover from substance abuse. The unique program is the only one in Quebec that allows mothers to keep custody of their children while they receive treatment. A celebration was held at the centre to mark the important milestone. Watch the report…