About Portage


Nick Selig was only a boy when he saw his mother jerking and thrashing around on the kitchen floor, gripped by a drug-induced seizure.

He watched, horrified, as his mother fell hard and hit her head on a cupboard handle as she collapsed, blood pouring out of a gash on her scalp. Selig’s stepfather and aunt managed to turn his mother onto her side in a recovery position before she was rushed to hospital.

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