Portage Atlantic visits the Pickwauket Lions Club in Hampton, NB

2015-12-1

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Portage Atlantic was pleased to attend the Pickwauket Lions Club meeting on October 26, 2015 to provide information about the residential drug addiction rehabilitation treatment program for adolescents at the Cassidy Lake centre. One Portage Atlantic youth shared his testimonial and a heartfelt discussion followed.

Women and Addiction: The silent victims

2015-11-16

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Montréal, November 16 2015 – 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 relationships and… Read more »

Portage Atlantique fête la Journée du rétablissement

2015-10-6

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En partenariat avec Bridges of Canada et le Traitement des dépendances et Santé mentale du N.-B., Portage Atlantique a participé à la Journée du rétablissement le 17 septembre dernier. L’événement, tenu à l’hôtel de ville de Fredericton, rendait hommage à tous ceux qui ont vaincu la toxicomanie. Le maire, Brad Woodside, lui-même membre du conseil… Read more »

Billiards tournament in support of the Mother and Child Program

2015-08-6

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Employees of Avantages sociaux dElta, in collaboration with their colleagues from Delsa, organized a billiards night event in support of the Portage Mother and Child Program. Thanks to the energy and commitment of the participants, the amount of $20,500 was raised. The funds were used to purchase camping equipment so that the residents of the… Read more »

Postcure’s Annual BBQ

2015-08-6

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On June 9, under a beautiful sunny sky, the Portage’s aftercare services held its annual BBQ at the Parc Nature De l’Ile-de-la-Visitation, in Montréal. Thirty participants of Portage’s aftercare services enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by five members of the Portage staff. It was a great opportunity to celebrate the beginning of summer and to promote… Read more »

Resounding success for the two Portage Golf Open tournaments

2015-08-6

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Once again this year, both Portage Golf Open tournaments were a resounding success thanks to the generosity of the participants who joined us and contributed by raising funds for the Portage Rehabilitation Programs. The 21st edition of the Quebec region tournament took place on June 1st, 2015, in Saint-Georges-de-Beauce, under the Honourary Presidency of Linda… Read more »

Témoignage de Débora-Rose, finissante du centre de jour à Québec

2015-02-26

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Onde de choc Ayant grandi dans une famille où la religion était omniprésente, Débora-Rose voit sa vie basculer lorsque ses parents se séparent et que sa mère dévoile son homosexualité. Ébranlée et se sentant jugée, elle subit un véritable choc qui l’amène à rejeter son entourage. Dès le début du secondaire, elle expérimente différentes drogues… Read more »

Frôler la mort pour choisir la vie

2015-01-29

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Renfermé et solitaire, Jean a eu une enfance marquée par les épisodes de violence de son père. Ayant une faible estime de soi, il découvre les effets de l’alcool durant l’adolescence et en devient vite dépendant. Il commet divers délits et se fait prendre une vingtaine de fois à conduire en état d’ébriété; il perd… Read more »

A great victory with the best reward

2014-11-20

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The eldest son of a soldier who was often called away on duty, Dave was entrusted with the care of his family and became the “man of the house” at a very young age. Feeling very pressured by this responsibility, he started taking drugs in sixth grade and soon plunged into the inferno of drug… Read more »