TERMS AND CONDITIONS
BY VISITING PARENTINGTHROUGHADDICTION.COM, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is a membership site offering educational, consultation and support service for parents and families whose lives have been affected by use of drugs or alcohol by their sons and/or daughters. Although Ginny Mills and other Site contributors have counseling credentials in the State of NC, we do not provide counseling, therapy or medical care through this site. North Carolina residents are eligible to access counseling services through Full Life Counseling, PLLC, but no counseling is provided through this Site.
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is not counseling or therapy
Ginny Mills and Parenting Through Addiction, LLC provide ParentingThroughAddiction.com as a service to its members and the public. Parenting Through Addiction, LLC is recognized by the NC Secretary of State's Office of Corporations, and the Site is intended to be informational and educational only. Because the materials included on the Site are general, they may not apply to an individual’s specific situation. Members and users should independently assess and verify any information obtained from the Site and should not take (or refrain from taking) any action based on the information obtained from these materials or the Site.
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is not a substitute for medical, psychological, psychiatric, wellness, therapeutic or other diagnosis, care, counseling, or treatment, or for any medicine, nor a substitute for clinical, medical, legal, financial, tax, personnel, personal, religious, spiritual or other types of evaluation, counseling, advice or representation. You should independently assess any decisions, actions or inactions resulting from or relating to the Site.
Members and users are reminded that no assumption of responsibility is made, or given, and the party requesting such advice agrees not to hold the Site, Ginny Mills, Parenting Through Addiction, LLC and/or Full Life Counseling, PLLC responsible or liable in any form or fashion, for such actions taken of their own accord. The method and process by which information is given in no way constitutes an agreement or liability on the part of the provider and is acknowledged to be different in many ways than direct clinical or psychological counseling process.
Confidentiality & Privacy
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is a membership site for adults who voluntarily elect to receive and share information related to sensitive and personal information. The Site makes every effort to maintain privacy and confidentiality of information received from its members, and all members (paid or unpaid) are required to consent to Terms and Conditions of Use that clearly state expectations that all information obtained and shared shall be considered sensitive, personal and confidential, and respected as such. In addition to requiring members to accept Terms & Conditions of Use at the time of enrollment, the Site resources frequently remind members and users of the importance of maintaining confidentiality of all information. Members have access to information sharing by other members and access to information shared on the discussion forum and the closed social media platform, Facebook. Any member who suspects a violation of the terms and conditions of use, including but not limited to confidentiality violations, should immediately report concerns to Ginny Mills by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any member who violates the terms and conditions of use will have their membership rights and access terminated immediately and waive their right to any refund of membership fees previously paid.
Despite strong efforts at privacy protection and expectations of confidentiality, communications between ParentingThroughAddiction.com, its members and each other through email, private discussion forums, live web-based education and support group sessions or other communications might be unlawfully intercepted by third parties not under the control of Parenting Through Addiction, PLLC. Accordingly, Ginny Mills nor any of our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet or via text message. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. Members who choose to participate in the weekly live, web-based education and support group sessions are advised through this disclaimer and reminders on the Site that the contract for Zoom videoconferencing does not afford HIPAA-compliant protections and thus transmissions could be unlawfully intercepted by third parties not under the control of the Site or its service providers.
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is not responsible for outcomes of treatment
Users and members are advised that ParentingThroughAddiction.com, Ginny Mills, Full Life Counseling, PLLC and staff are not responsible for the outcome of treatment selections, treatment success or the policies, procedures, methods, actions of any treatment program, including but not limited to financial terms of service. Treatment center directory materials and other information are offered as objective reporting, yet all members and users of this Site are advised to conduct your own independent evaluation of the programs to determine if programs meet your personal, financial, religious, personnel, insurance or other standards. As part of the Terms & Conditions of membership, members agree to hold this Site and this affiliates harmless for the outcome of treatment selections, treatment success or the policies, procedures, methods, financial terms or actions of any treatment program.
Membership status, including cancellation and removal, is determined at the sole discretion of the site owners.
Members can be removed at any time. This can be for not following the Terms and Conditions or for conduct that is against the best interests of the membership or a working relationship with, or for any other reason determined by the site owners.
You agree that any registration information you give to site will always be accurate, correct and up to date. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information or an email address other than your own. Your account must not be used for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Site, violate any laws in your jurisdiction.
You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.
In the event of purchase of service, product, or program, you will also be subject to the terms of that agreement, which shall prevail in the event of a conflict.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
The Site contains intellectual property owned by Parenting Through Addiction, LLC and Full Life Counseling PLLC, including, without limitation, trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information and other intellectual property as well as the Parentingthroughaddiction.com name, logo, all designs, text, graphics, videos, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof.
You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Site or Service content or intellectual property, in whole or in part without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Site and Service, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.
Upon purchase or access of our Site or Content, you agree that you will not copy, duplicate, or otherwise utilize such content for commercial use. Any violation to these Terms will be considered theft, and we reserve our right to prosecute to the full extent of the law.
You must receive written permission prior to utilizing any Content from this Site and agree that you will not modify, copy, reproduce, sell, or distribute any Content in any manner or medium without permission. Any request for written permission to use Content should be made to info@Parentingthroughaddiction.com
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICE. ADDITIONALLY, FULL LIFE COUNSELING PLLC IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH (I) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, DENIAL OF SERVICE, ATTACK, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE; (II) LOSS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, BUSINESS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR DATA; AND (III) THIRD PARTY THEFT OF, DESTRUCTION OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION OR PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF OUR NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FAILURE OF AN ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES IN NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LEGAL LIABILITY. THE FOREGOING APPLIES EVEN IF FULL LIFE COUNSELING PLLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE DAMAGES. IN THOSE STATES THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR THE DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL FULL LIFE COUNSELING PLLC’S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED $100.
THIRD PARTY RESOURCES
The Site and the Service may contain links to third party websites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with Full Life Counseling PLLC. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
INDEPENDENT REPORTING WITHOUT PAID ENDORSEMENT OR COMPENSATION
ParentingThroughAddiction.com is directly affiliated with Full Life Counseling, PLLC in NC. There are no other formal or financial affiliations with any residential, inpatient or outpatient provider of care. Neither this Site nor Parenting Through Addiction, LLC nor Full Life Counseling, PLLC receive any form of compensation, commission, kickback or reward from any treatment provider, nor does this Site or Full Life Counseling, PLLC offer or agree to advertise or market any other treatment program.
ParentingThroughAddiction.com provides a variety of resources to help families select treatment programs and other resources. All information reported on this Site or in materials available to members and/or users of this Site has been collected manually by representatives of the Site through telephone, email and/or in-person interviews with treatment center representatives. This Site and its representatives do not assume responsibility for the accuracy of answers provided by treatment center representatives. We remind all members and users of the Site that treatment programs make changes in their fees, relationships with insurance companies, admission and discharge criteria, services, scope of care and staff routinely, especially if the organization is subject to a merger, acquisition or change in executive leadership. Members and users of this Site are advised to use our materials only as a guide to help begin a process of independent verification through direct dialogue, investigation and evaluation of programs to determine if such programs are a good fit for the member’s family.
We make no warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy of the information on our Site or its Content. You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms of Service, or any use by you of the Site or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
RELEASE OF CLAIMS
In no event will Full Life Counseling PLLC be liable to any party for any type of direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on our Site or its Content. You hereby release Full Life Counseling PLLC from any and all claims including those related to personal or business interruptions, misapplication or information, or any other loss, condition, or issue.
ONLINE COMMERCE AND REFUND POLICY
Certain sections of the Website or its Content may allow you to make purchases from us or from other merchants. If you make a purchase from us on or through our Website or its Content, all information obtained during your purchase or transaction and all of the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your name, address, method of payment, credit card number, and billing information, may be collected by both us, the merchant, and our payment processing company.
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any affiliate, individual or company found on or through our Website, all purchase terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with payment, refunds, and/or delivery related to your purchase, are solely between you and the merchant. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, refunds, or other matters of any sort that incurred as the result of such dealings with a merchant.
We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies of the payment processing companies and Merchants. In addition, when you make certain purchases through our Site or its Content, you may be subject to the additional terms and conditions of a payment processing company, Merchant or us that specifically apply to your purchase. For more information regarding a Merchant and its terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant’s Website and click on its information links or contact the Merchant directly.
You release us, our affiliates, our payment processing company, and merchants from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against us or them, arising from your purchase through or use of our Website or its Content.
You acknowledge that Full Life Counseling PLLC offers a full refund within the first 30 days of membership. You can request a refund by using the contact form, which is linked from the member dashboard. After 30 days, no refunds are available, and there is no proration of any unused portion of a month at the time of cancellation.
GOVERNING LAW; VENUE; MEDIATION
These Terms of Service shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the State of North Carolina. The exclusive venue for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement shall be Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation, which shall be conducted under the then current mediation procedures of The CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution or any other procedure upon which the parties may agree. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration or other dispute resolution procedures.
If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of these Terms, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT; WAIVER; HEADINGS
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and Full Life Counseling PLLC pertaining to the Site and Service and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between us. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement by Full Life Counseling PLLC shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by Full Life Counseling PLLC. The subject headings of these Terms are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.
All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and properly addressed as follows:
Parenting Through Addiction, LLC
2084 Heidelbury Dr.
Winston Salem, NC 27106
You accept and understand that results differ and no guarantees are made through use of this website or its products.
Testimonials are examples of real experiences and opinions of people's experiences with Full Life Counseling PLLC and the Site and are for illustration only. All testimonials are displayed with permission and are of actual people and their results. Testimonials are not intended to guarantee current or future users the same or similar results.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Parenting Through Addiction, LLC excludes any liability for any direct, indirect, or consequential loss or damage incurred by in connection with this website, programs, product or services. By enrolling in, purchasing or using this website, programs, products, or services, you agree to this limitation of liability and release Full Life Counseling PLLC from any and all claims.
General Information about Ginny Mills, ParentingThroughAddiction.com, and Full Life Counseling, PLLC
Virginia “Ginny” H. Mills is a licensed professional counselor supervisor and licensed clinical addiction specialist in the state of North Carolina. She owns and operates Full Life Counseling, PLLC (dba Full Life Counseling & Recovery), and she shares ownership of ParentingThroughAddiction.com with her husband, John Mills. Parenting Through Addiction, LLC is recognized by the NC Secretary of State’s Corporations Division. Full Life Counseling & Recovery maintains two brick-and-mortar offices with the main office located at 983 Mar Don Dr. in Winston-Salem, NC and a satellite office located at 8801 Fast Park Dr. in Raleigh, NC.
Much of Ginny’s professional experience that informs her practice and the content developed for the Site was acquired through her work as Clinical Director at Full Life, as well as her past experience as Chief Clinical Officer for the Partnership for a Drug-Free NC, as Program Manager for a residential addiction treatment program operated by Wake Forest University Baptist Behavioral Health, and through her service on the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board. Ginny is a graduate of Wake Forest University’s undergraduate college and graduate school, and she holds a masters degree in Community Counseling. She has 25+ years of direct counseling and leadership experience in the fields of addiction and behavioral health. She and her husband are also parents of one daughter in recovery and one daughter who does not appear to have the disease of addiction. Ginny and John have enjoyed 25+ years of happy marriage and value their experiences as partners, parents and professionals collaborating with others who are Parenting Through Addiction Towards Recovery.
By using Parentingthroughaddiction.com, referred to as this “Site”, all visitors, referred to as “user”, “you” and “your” are bound by these Terms and Conditions. The terms “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Parenting Through Addiction, LLC, owner of Parentingthroughaddiction.com. Accessing this Site constitutes a use of the Site and an acceptance to the Terms provided herein.
By using the Site, you agree to these Terms of and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them. We reserve the right to change these Terms of and Conditions or to impose new conditions on use of the Site, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of and Conditions on this Site. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such changes means you accept the new Terms of and Conditions with the modifications.