Lions Club makes the Holidays special for the youth in treatment
For the youth in treatment at Portage Atlantic, the most eagerly awaited event of the Holiday season is the Annual Lions Christmas Party, which took place this year on December 6, 2015. Portage Atlantic is very grateful for the long-standing support of the Lions Club and for their genuine concern for the youth in treatment.
Legalisation of marijuana: The perspective of those who have lived through addiction
The government of Canada has plans to legalise and regulate the recreational use of marijuana. Complex, multi-faceted, and controversial, the discussion around the legalisation of marijuana has triggered a lot of reaction and reflection. Will it better protect youth? Will usage increase? Will it trivialise the use of drugs? How will it be regulated? Will other drugs eventually be legalised as well? Portage has been following the dossier closely.
National Addictions Awareness Week: Portage Atlantic helps young men and women take back control of their lives
During National Addictions Awareness Week, Portage Atlantic joined the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and other drug addiction rehabilitation organisations across the country in stating that “Addiction Matters.”
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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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