Portage and the National Addictions Awareness Week
Portage is taking advantage of Drug Awareness Week, which runs from November 17 to 21, to highlight the problem of Illegal Synthetic drugs abuse in our society. The Portage Communications office will deploy all efforts to raise awareness and inform the public and the politicians about drug abuse issues.
Portage recognizes Mr Ron Evans
On the evening of the Annual General Meeting of Portage, held on October 9 in Montreal, board members who have brought to the organization great help and support were recognized. Mr. Ron Evans, a Fredericton resident who has been involved in helping youth at risk with Portage for many years, received a distinction from Peter Howlett, Portage President.
Kristen Marks, teacher at Portage Academy; ”A great teaching experience”
There is no doubt that teaching requires patience, creativity and dedication. We can all think of a teacher who gave us a new perspective on the world or helped us become a better person. Kristen Marks, who teaches at the Portage Academy at Cassidy Lake, is without a doubt one of those teachers who will have had a positive impact on the life of many young students. Read more…
A new generator for the Cassidy Lake centre
In order to continuously improve its services, the Cassidy Lake centre in New Brunswick received a generator at the beginning of the summer. Good news as power outages due to winter storms can now be prevented. Almost all Portage centres are equipped with a generator, to ensure everyone’s comfort and to prevent any problems. Read more…
Portage is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping people overcome their dependencies in order to be able to live healthy, happy, and productive lives. With service centres in Québec, New Brunswick, Ontario, and British Columbia, Portage helps clients to develop their self-esteem, confidence, and the competencies necessary to overcome addiction. For more information, click here.
Portage Atlantic was established in 1996.