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Community partners mean the world to us

07-03-2017

Rehabilitating youth who are struggling with life’s challenges and reintegrating them drug-free into society to become successful and productive adults has been Portage Ontario’s mission for over three decades. The help of our community partners has been invaluable in fulfilling this mission: it really does take a village. Portage is very grateful to the following community-minded… Read more »

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A successful visit from Accreditation Canada!

06-29-2017

An independent organization with established standards to ensure the quality and safety of health care, Accreditation Canada makes an evaluation of health organizations in Canada and worldwide. For the past several years, Portage has cooperated with Accreditation Canada to validate the quality and safety of its services. The visit of the Accreditation Canada team to… Read more »

Open house at MICA

06-27-2017

On Thursday May 4th, 2017, Portage’s MICA program for mentally ill chemical abusers held an open house to share its expertise with various health providers. At this special occasion, the father of a past resident gave a testimony on his family’s journey in the misery of despair caused by the associated problem of drug addiction… Read more »

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Healthy lifestyles for residents of Portage Rehabilitation Centres

03-01-2017

March is the month of nutrition, and Portage is promoting its food-related activities and initiatives that are taking place periodically throughout the year. Good nutrition is essential to maintaining good health. This is why Portage addiction rehabilitation centres offers nutritious meals and snacks for the well-being of the residents, so they can retain good habits… Read more »

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Portage presents its services at the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast

02-24-2017

Portage Ontario was invited to deliver a presentation about the services provided at the Portage Elora drug addiction rehabilitation centre for youth at the Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast meeting on February 22, 2017. The Centre Wellington Chamber of Commerce is a volunteer organisation supported by over 350 local businesses. It serves as… Read more »

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Emily’s Story of Freedom from Addiction at Portage Ontario

02-20-2017

I sat in the waiting room looking at the walls and at the buzz of activity around me. The big sign on the wall read “Portage Drug Addiction Rehabilitation Centre”. Beside it, was a catchy poster titled RE AWAKEN your dreams. A young guy sat at the far end with two people who I assumed… Read more »

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Bell Let’s Talk initiative supports Portage once again in 2017

02-16-2017

Portage is grateful to have been selected by the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund to receive a donation once again this year for its drug addiction rehabilitation program for Mentally Ill Chemical Abusers (MICA). Portage’s MICA Program is a residential drug addiction rehabilitation program for men suffering from both mental illness (primarily schizophrenia) and substance… Read more »

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Metamorphosis Day – Portage celebrates its 44th anniversary

02-14-2017

On February 14, 1973, Portage’s first drug addiction rehabilitation centre, located in Prévost, Québec, opened its doors to a small group of adults who wanted to overcome their drug addiction issues and take back control of their lives. Since then, Portage has expanded its drug rehab services, opening other centres in Ontario, New Brunswick, Québec… Read more »

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Portage working with the Psychology Foundation of Canada

01-16-2017

Addiction and mental health issues are becoming increasingly intertwined, necessitating collaboration between experts in both fields. Portage recently met with the Psychology Foundation of Canada (PFC) to discuss how each could help the other to carry out its mission. Representatives from PFC, a charity that focuses on mental illness in children, sat down with Portage’s… Read more »

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Portage’s drug rehabilitation centres prepare for Accreditation Canada visit

01-06-2017

Portage’s addiction rehabilitation centres are in the process of preparing for a visit from Accreditation Canada, which will take place in June 2017. The information gathered by Accreditation Canada representatives will help them to make a decision about the renewal of Portage’s accreditation status, which was last awarded following their visit in 2013. The Accreditation… Read more »