Tyler’s story from addiction to recovery at Portage Elora
For most of Tyler’s life, he was a “normal kid” and had never had any behavioural problems until the age of 14, when someone from high school introduced him to drugs and alcohol. With plenty of drugs readily available in his area, it wasn’t long before Tyler became addicted, and Oxycontin was one of his drugs of choice for several years.
Cornerstone 52 Foundation’s Abbamania event for Portage Ontario
On March 28, 2014, the music of Abba and The Bee Gees filled Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto for Cornerstone 52 Foundation’s Abbamania show, which raised funds and awareness for the Portage Ontario addiction rehabilitation program for youth.
The Portage Experience, from the perspective of the Executive Director
The time a person spends at Portage can best be described as a time of self-discovery. In the supportive and nurturing environment of the Portage community, our clients encounter, sometimes for the first time, their emergent self. This is not so much about treatment as it is about freeing the beautiful person within, to face the world and its challenges with confidence, competence, and a determination driven by hope.
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 Ontario was established in 1985.