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Women and Addiction: The silent victims

11-25-2015

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 »

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Portage Ontario helps raise awareness about substance abuse among young people

11-25-2015

Toronto, ON, November 18, 2015 – During National Addictions Awareness Week, Portage Ontario will join health and addiction organisations across the country to help raise awareness about addiction, in particular among young people. To read Portage Ontario’s press release, click here.

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

11-25-2015

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.

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Long road to recovery : National Addiction Awareness Week

11-25-2015

“What was the real turning point for you ?” “When I gave birth to my little girl. I’m 26 years old now, I’m ready to be a mom, I’m ready to settle down my life.” – Patricia Listen to Patricia, graduate of the Mother and Child program, and Patrick Varin, Chief of services of Portage… Read more »

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Portage Atlantic puts focus on substance abuse during National Addictions Awareness Week

11-19-2015

The Daily Gleaner This week, Portage Atlantic, a residential addiction rehabilitation treatment centre for youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with serious substance abuse problems, is reminding New Brunswick residents of National Addictions Awareness Week, which is running until Nov. 21. Read more…

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Portage’s drug addiction rehabilitation programs profiled on MAtv

11-17-2015

MAtv Portage’s Communications Advisor, Courtney Mullins, speaks with MAtv’s Richard Dagenais about Portage’s addiction rehabilitation programs. Watch the interview (starts at 7:23)…

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A bright future ahead for 176 Portage’s addiction treatment centre graduates

11-02-2015

The Suburban Portage’s 42nd annual Recognition Ceremony recognized 176 individual on Sunday, Nov. 1 for having overcome their drug addiction problems at one of Portage’s addiction treatment centres in the Montreal region. Proud parents, friends, staff members, and partners gathered in Maisonneuve Theatre at Place des Arts to applaud the graduates for all the hard… Read more »

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Portage graduates are thankful for drug-treatment program

11-01-2015

Montréal Gazette After using drugs and alcohol for a decade to deal with his debilitating mental health problems, Nicolas knew he needed a new approach when his friends and some family members began drifting away. “I was lost and unstable; I went to Alcoholics Anonymous, but it wasn’t enough,” Nicolas said on Sunday before receiving… Read more »

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Portage addiction rehab graduates honoured

11-01-2015

CTV News On November 1st was held the annual Portage Recognition Ceremony at the Théâtre Maisonneuve of Place des Arts. Watch the video from CTV News for testimonials and highlights of the event.

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Graduates of Portage overcame life hurdles for their accomplishment

11-01-2015

Global News A very special graduation took place Sunday afternoon at Place des Arts. 176 graduates from Portage, an addiction recovery centre in Montreal, reunited as part of its annual recognition ceremony. As Gloria Henriquez reports, these graduates have overcome substantial life hurdles. Watch the video here.