Heather Burgess Ross

The Danger of Media Induced Stigma

Recently, I started watching a series called “The Resident”. It tries to show both the noble dedication of medical professionals and the dark, unethical side of hospitals and healthcare. This narrative also contains a storyline about one of the main character’s sisters and her struggles with addiction. The portrayal is full of shame, stigma, and […]

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Tending Your Heart

I had the honor of writing a guest blog post for Barb Klein. As the founder of Inspired Possibility, life coach, recovery coach, meditation instructor, retreat leader, and author of 111 Invitations: Step into the Full Richness of Life, Barb aspires to help people find fresh perspective and possibility as they step into the next chapter of

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The Momentous Living Podcast

I had the honor of being a guest on Debby Henry’s podcast, Momentous Living. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6LZ5Fy4paqLPNUapPczcnf?si=aef965bbb6a44f42 https://momentousliving.com/podcast By exploring words, books, thoughts, and all those burning whys that stew and stir from within our souls, the Momentous Living podcast contemplates how health begins with self before it can go beyond, that our best selves are our truest selves, and

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EP49 Beyond Addiction How Science and Kindness Help People Change with author Nicole Kosanke PhD

This transcript has not been formatted or edited. 0:01 I’m Heather after many wasted years, trying outdated, approaches to my daughter’s addiction, that felt wrong to me harmed. Our relationship and didn’t help my daughter. I finally found an effective evidence-based approach. 0:16 That repair my relationship with her helped me. Create my own peace

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EP11 Boundaries

This transcript has not been formatted or edited.   00:20 Hey everybody, how’s it going? So this week I wanna tell you about boundaries. I wanna talk about why we need them, what they are, what they aren’t, how to set them, and what to avoid when you’re setting them. Whether you have a child

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EP 3 What to do When You’re Paralyzed With Fear That Your Child Will Over Dose

This transcript has not been formatted or edited. Hello. 0:22 So I’m here to talk to you about a difficult topic today and of course, most of the topics dealing with apparent struggle, with their child’s addiction are difficult. It’s such an emotional situation and that’s why I’m here to talk about all of these

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The Raw and Radiant podcast by Victoria Starr

Absolutely honored to have been a guest on the Raw and Radiant podcast! During our chat, I shared about my journey as a parent supporting a child with substance use disorder navigating through anxiety, depression, and self-harm. We explored themes of letting go, embracing intuition, and finding gratitude in vulnerability. Together, we delved into the

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The Wired BioHealth Podcast

We discuss the pressures, stigmas, and complexities associated with addiction, especially when intertwined with holidays and family dynamics. Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep-15-navigating-the-holidays-with-compassion/id1706884272?i=1000638161110 About the Wired BioHealth™ Podcast: We delve into the fascinating world of mental health complexities beyond addiction. This groundbreaking podcast marks the expansion of our brand’s mission to optimize mental health on

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Measuring the Success of Boundaries: Avoiding Common Mistakes

Setting and maintaining boundaries is a crucial aspect of healthy relationships and personal well-being. It’s important to understand that the effectiveness of boundaries is not solely determined by the immediate behavioral changes in others. Two common pitfalls in measuring the success of boundaries are expecting others to change and having unrealistic expectations for the boundaries

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EP90 Understanding The Back and Forth of Ambivalence in Recovery with Guest Pam Lanhart – Living With Your Child’s Addiction Podcast

This transcript has not been formatted or edited other than to add names.  00:00 Heather Hi, everybody. Today’s guest is Pam Lanhart. And she was on the podcast last year in September. This was not Pam. We just realized that before the episode. And Pam is from Thrive Family Recovery Services or Resources. And we

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Living With Your Child’s Addiction Podcast EP89 Transcript How To Find Peace And Possibility Beyond The Pain With Author Barb Klein Part 2 of 2

This transcript has not been formatted or edited other than to add names. 00:00 Heather Okay, we’re back to continue our conversation with Barb Klein from episode 88. And I want to start this episode off by reading a paragraph from her book, 111 invitations step into the full richness of life. Because I think

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Living With Your Child’s Addiction podcast EP88 Transcript – How To Find Peace And Possibility Beyond The Pain With Author Barb Klein Part 1 of 2

This transcript has not been formatted or edited other than to add names. Heather 00:00 As I prepare to release this episode on International Overdose Awareness Day, I feel many emotions. August 31st is an important day because it brings critical awareness to the global crisis of overdose deaths. It’s a day marked not just

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Podcast EP87 Transcript – Addiction, Recovery, and The Human Condition with Guest Mary Tilson

This transcript has not been formatted or edited other than to add names. Heather Hi, everybody. Our guest today, Mary Tilson, is a certified professional recovery coach, trauma informed yoga and meditation teacher and the founder of Sun and Moon Sober Living. Having experienced profound shifts as a result of her decision to get sober

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