Portage Atlantic has been changing lives for 20 years

2016-06-2

Cassidy Lake - Portage Atlantic - Summer

What began as a dream, and introduced the world to Huggy Lion is now changing lives through Portage Atlantic.And it all began with a concerned and caring group in Fredericton. “Back in 1985, the Nashwaaksis Lions Club, a few of their members had a dream to create a littlecharacter called Huggy,” says Dave Emmerson, a… Read more »

New bikes to help conquer drug addiction at Cassidy Lake rehab centre

2016-05-31

Cassidy Lake - Portage Atlantic - Bicycle donation

Freedom for drug addiction is best achieved with overall wellness in mind, says a worker at Portage Atlantic’s youth rehab centre located on the picturesque Cassidy Lake. Tim Durling is a clinical staff member there who spends a lot of time with young people recovering from addiction. He knows that an active body and fresh… Read more »

Women and Addiction: The silent victims

2015-11-25

About Portage

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16 2015 /CNW Telbec/ – During National Addictions Awareness Week, which runs from November 15 to 21, Portage is putting the spotlight on the challenges that women face with regards to getting help with drug addiction. Many women who suffer from drug or alcohol dependency have been victims of abuse, violence, or unhealthy… Read more »

Portage Atlantic helps young men and women take back control of their lives

2015-11-25

About Portage

Fredericton, November 16, 2015 – During National Addictions Awareness Week, which runs from November 15 to 21, Portage Atlantic is joining the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and other drug addiction organisations across the country in stating that “Addiction Matters.” To read more of the Portage Atlantic press release, click here.