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Sharing the joy of Christmas

12-24-2008

The Daily Gleaner Sharing the joy of Christmas Spending Christmas away from home isn’t easy, yet it’s a reality for residents of Portage Atlantic. Located at Cassidy Lake near Sussex, Portage aims to return serious substance abusers to mainstream society as drug-free, crime-free and productive citizens, through comprehensive, responsive and cost-effective interventions based on the… Read more »

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Ground broken on program’s new home

11-17-2006

The Telegraph Journal Ground broken on program’s new home Justine Vaughan and Matt Barrett believe a life-changing program deserves great facilities. They are both residents of the Portage treatment centre at Cassidy Lake near Norton. Since opening a decade ago, it has helped about 1,100 Atlantic Canadian youth such as Vaughan and Barrett overcome drug… Read more »

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Report – Then they got hooked on crack together. Brothers.

02-05-2006

The Gazette Report – Then they got hooked on crack together. Brothers. Salle Maisonneuve at Place des Arts was packed on Nov. 6. A five-piece Dixieland band played When the Saints Go Marching In, as 120 teen addicts who had either stayed straight for a year since their graduation, or who were about to graduate,… Read more »