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Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Free & Low Cost Services
Full Life offers a few services completely for free and others for a low cost. These services are available to anyone from the community, not just Full Life clients and their families. In fact, services such as these are enriched by having a variety of participants from all walks of life. We simply ask that all those who participate are deliberate in honoring the basic guidelines of all support groups:
- Honor the confidentiality of those you meet and the stories they share
- Respect each other in word and deed
- Respect and care for our spaces and belongings as if gathering in your grandmother’s home
We understand that parents are longing for information, understanding, guidance, and hope. Parent-to-Parent is a Full Life facilitated meeting on Zoom. Call Cristina Mounts at Full Life (336-923-7426, ext. 709) to get Zoom ID information.
Parent-to-Parent offers a safe space to get support, but equally important, it is a safe place to learn and ask questions. Parenting can and should be adjusted in response to substance use, but parents struggle to understand substance use, how it starts, how it gets out of control, what it is like for our children, and what part parents play in getting them help. Families who are affected by a son’s or daughter’s use of drugs or alcohol often find themselves increasingly isolated and alone in their frustration, confusion and fear. Instead of reaching out, they often hunker down. While we definitely encourage parents to also participate in 12-step family supports like Nar-Anon and Al-Anon, Parent-to-Parent is deliberately different. Each week there is a lesson with discussion, followed by a time for sharing our lamentations, celebrations and needs for perspective. Parent-to-Parent is always free and always facilitated by Ginny Mills or one of our Full Life addiction specialists.
Low Cost Services
Full Life is honored to serve a broad spectrum of clients and families, and we are committed to providing some reduced-fee counseling services, thanks to our partnerships with area graduate schools and the Open Path Collective.
Graduate Student Counselors
We are highly selective when considering graduate student applicants for practicum or internship experiences. Each graduate student has not only completed extensive coursework to prepare them for independent (but clinically supervised) counseling, but we have additional expectations beyond formal training. Like all clinicians at Full Life, our graduate student counselors bring their own relevant life experiences that enhance their skills and commitment to our clients.
While we do not provide individual counseling services for free, the Client Services Representative collaborates with clients and the Clinical Director to determine ability to pay $30-$60 per session. If even $30 would be a financial hardship and would prevent you from accessing services, please communicate that to our team so we can explore possible solutions.
Open Path Collective Referrals
Several Full Life counselors participate in the Open Path Collective, a non-profit organization that links those seeking reduced fee counseling services with participating counselors around the country. To be referred to Full Life by Open Path, potential clients complete an application and pay an annual fee of $59/year to demonstrate willingness to invest in themselves. Callers to Full Life seeking “sliding scale” or “reduced fee services” will be referred to join Open Path, select their Full Life counselor, and call back with the Open Path referral number. Rates for Open Path clients range from $30-$60 per session.
Referrals for Services We Do Not Offer
Full Life is not the best fit for everyone, but we still want to provide support to as many people as we can. Sometimes the best way for us to do that is to provide information about services elsewhere. We are not a Medicaid or Medicare provider, but we can direct you to those who are. We cannot identify which programs are in-network with your insurance company though. We do not provide residential treatment or sober living, but we can tell you which programs we most frequently recommend. We provide referrals for DWI assessments and ADETS/Prime for Life with providers we recommend. Please refer to the Resources page for additional information.