Promoting tobacco-free living
For the youth in treatment at Portage Atlantic’s drug addiction rehabilitation centre at Cassidy Lake, this summer’s Learning About Tobacco-Free Living information and discussion sessions were both eye-opening and empowering. Read more…
Every cloud has a silver lining – Portage Atlantic celebrates Recovery Day
Portage Atlantic, in partnership with Bridges of Canada and Addiction and Mental Health NB, took part in Recovery Day festivities at Fredericton City Hall on September 17, celebrating all those who have overcome drug addiction and taken back control of their lives. Mayor Brad Woodside, who is also a Portage Atlantic board member, kicked off the event by reading the Recovery Day Proclamation, followed by the guest speaker and members of the audience who shared their stories of recovery. Read more…
10 warning signs that your adolescent may be abusing drugs
Adolescence is a time of life when teenagers seek independence and when they want more than ever to be accepted by their peers. While this is perfectly normal, as parents, we often wonder what types of behaviours we need to question as possible indicators that our child is misusing or abusing drugs. 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, and Ontario, 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.
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