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Nov 06, 2016, 16:28 ET 205 Portage graduates start a new chapter

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 6, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - 205 individuals were recognised at Portage's 43nd annual Recognition Ceremony today for having overcome their drug addiction problems at one of Portage's...


Nov 16, 2015, 07:04 ET Women and Addiction: The silent victims

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 16 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - During National Addictions Awareness Week, which runs from November 15 to 21, Portage is putting the spotlight on the challenges that women face with regards to...


Nov 01, 2015, 14:00 ET A bright future free from drug addiction for 176 graduates

MONTRÉAL, Nov. 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - 176 individuals were recognised at Portage's 42nd annual Recognition Ceremony today for having overcome their drug addiction problems at one of Portage's...


Oct 05, 2015, 09:30 ET Bell Let's Talk joins Montréal to support expanded mental health services

Bell Let's Talk Community Fund contributes $125,000 to 9 community groups City of Montréal renews $125,000 in funding to Maison du Père MONTRÉAL, Oct. 5, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Let's Talk today...


Dec 22, 2014, 13:03 ET A New Chapter Begins for the Portage Program for Anglophone Youth Fighting Drug Addiction

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Portage is relocating today its residential program for Anglophone Youth fighting drug addiction to its beautiful centre of Lac Echo, in the Laurentians, where...


Nov 17, 2014, 07:00 ET Are bath salts as relaxing as they're made out to be? 74% of Quebecers think synthetic drugs are dangerous from the very first use

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of Drug Awareness Week, which runs from November 16 to the 22nd, Portage will be unveiling the results of a CROP poll in order to raise awareness on an...


Oct 05, 2014, 16:23 ET Recognition Ceremony - The event that inspires a new life

MONTREAL, Oct. 5, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Portage honored the new graduates who overcame their addiction this year at one of its Greater Montréal treatment centres. The annual Recognition Ceremony ...


Oct 05, 2014, 07:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Portage Recognition Ceremony - The most inspiring gathering of Montreal!/

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On October 5th, media representatives are invited the Portage Recognition Ceremony, where the accomplishments of the 169 men, women, and youth who have overcome...


Oct 01, 2014, 11:26 ET Portage Recognition Ceremony - The most inspiring gathering of Montreal!

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On October 5th, media representatives are invited the Portage Recognition Ceremony, where the accomplishments of the 169 men, women, and youth who have overcome...


Jun 17, 2014, 18:29 ET Portage Beaconsfield graduation ceremony clouded by uncertainty over the future of the program

MONTRÉAL, June 17, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Five youth currently in treatment at the Portage Beaconsfield substance abuse rehabilitation centre were celebrated today among friends and family for having...


Jun 16, 2014, 12:32 ET Media invitation - Last high school graduation at Portage Beaconsfield rehabilitation centre

5 youth complete their high school studies while in treatment for substance abuse MONTREAL, June 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Portage rehabilitation program for anglophone youth, unique in Québec,...


Nov 21, 2013, 17:05 ET Portage reacts in response to the Sûreté du Québec investigation

MONTREAL, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Portage learned this morning that François Bourdon, the director of its rehabilitation centre in Prévost, has been accused of accessing, possessing, and...


Nov 20, 2013, 07:00 ET National Addictions Awareness Week - 50% of people who abuse drugs also suffer from mental health problems

MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - During National Addictions Awareness Week, which runs from November 18 to 24, Portage is seeking to raise awareness about the co-occurrence of mental health...


Nov 19, 2013, 15:00 ET Ontario youth recognised for success overcoming addiction

ELORA, ON, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Thirty-five youth from across Ontario returned to Portage Elora on Sunday to kick off National Addictions Awareness Week (November 18 to 24) and to celebrate...


Sep 23, 2013, 11:07 ET Portage celebrates 40 years of success helping people overcome substance abuse

MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of Portage's 40th anniversary celebrations this year, Portage was proud to recognise 150 individuals at its Recognition Ceremony yesterday, for having...


Sep 08, 2013, 06:00 ET Portage joins Recovery Day 2013 to celebrate freedom from addiction

MONTREAL, Sept. 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Joining health and addictions organisations across the country, Portage is celebrating today Canada's second annual Recovery Day today. Twelve Canadian cities...


Apr 09, 2013, 09:59 ET The Mayor of Montréal highlights Portage's 40th anniversary

MONTREAL, April 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal Mayor Michael Applebaum welcomed Portage's President Peter A. Howlett for a special ceremony at City Hall yesterday, to highlight the exceptional...


Feb 11, 2013, 06:00 ET Portage celebrates 40 years helping thousands of people overcome substance abuse

MONTREAL, Feb. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - A fortieth anniversary is a momentous occasion for any organisation, but forty years of helping people overcome substance abuse to once again become productive...


Nov 19, 2012, 06:00 ET National Addictions Awareness Week - Prescription drug abuse: A serious concern for Portage

MONTREAL, Nov. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - During National Addictions Awareness Week, which is taking place from November 19 to 25, 2012, Portage is highlighting the growing societal problem of...


Sep 30, 2012, 14:00 ET Portage Recognition Ceremony - 195 graduates celebrate Freedom from Addiction

MONTREAL, Sept. 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, 195 men, women, and youth who have overcome their substance abuse issues this year at one of Portage's drug rehabilitation centres in the greater...


Feb 14, 2012, 09:00 ET Portage celebrates its 39th birthday

MONTREAL, Feb. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - It was on February 14, 1973, that the very first Portage substance abuse rehabilitation centre opened its doors to ten substance abusers, on a thirty-five acre...


Dec 21, 2010, 07:00 ET ACCREDITATION CANADA GRANTS UNCONDITIONAL ACCREDITATION TO PORTAGE

MONTREAL, Dec. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Portage has obtained unconditional accreditation thanks to the substantial collaborative efforts of its Governors and its organisational team members over the past...


Nov 25, 2010, 12:42 ET Drug Awareness Week - Quebecers concerned about substance abuse, problem
deemed very real

MONTREAL, Nov. 25 /CNW Telbec/ - More than eight Quebecers on ten think drug and alcohol dependency problems are public health issues of concern. In the Léger Marketing survey "Quebecers and...


Oct 03, 2010, 15:00 ET Portage's Recognition Ceremony - A victory over substance abuse for 225
graduates

MONTREAL, Oct. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, 225 men, women and adolescents celebrated their victory over substance abuse at the Théâtre Maisonneuve de la Place des Arts during the Recognition Ceremony....


Oct 03, 2010, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- INVITATION TO MEDIA - PORTAGE'S GRADUATE RECOGNITION
CEREMONY/

MONTREAL, Sept. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Portage President Mr. Peter A. Howlett is extending an invitation to media representatives to attend the Recognition Ceremony organized to acknowledge the 225...