Heather Burgess Ross

How to Help a Loved One with Addiction

I was a guest on the Alcohol Tipping Point podcast with Deb Masner, RN, a podcast for anyone sober or sober curious. The Alcohol Tipping point podcast offers tips, tools, and thoughts to change your drinking and change your life. In this episode we talk about: Listen on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-help-a-loved-one-with-addiction-featuring/id1553157460?i=1000605304602 Listen on Spotify:

Finding Understanding & Acceptance

Would you like the peace that comes from understanding and acceptance about your child’s substance use?

The number one thing parents tell me they want for themselves is peace.

Even though my interviews revolve around my story each one brings out different parts of my experience.

When I was interviewed by Cathy Taughinbaugh for her YouTube channel the theme of peace and acceptance emerged.

Sun & Moon Sober Living Podcast

Enabling, stigma, boundaries, self-care, and the importance of the words we use when talking about substance use are a few of the topics we covered in the Sun & Moon Sober Living Podcast episode. Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts; https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/45-how-to-support-a-loved-one-struggling-with/id1603805157?i=1000598465286 Listen on Spotify:

Guest Episode – The Conscious Mental Health Podcast

We discuss how CRAFT (community reinforcement and family training) and Invitation to Change models support your loved one (and yourself) struggling with substance use disorder. The CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) program is a non-confrontational, evidence-based intervention for helping families affected by addiction. It helps individuals develop effective strategies for helping a loved one struggling with substance use disorder seek treatment and cope.

The Difference Between Worry, Stress, Anxiety, & Overwhelm & How To regulate Them

One of the reasons anxiety is so debilitating is that it’s too vague to be solved so we feel powerless over it.

Understanding the difference between worry, stress, and anxiety, where they happen in your body, and what functions they serve will help you work through them as they come up.

Worry, stress, and anxiety are trying to signal to you that you have an unmet need so you can meet the needs that they’re signaling.

Recover With Colleen Podcast – Using Self Care to Process Grief

We discuss the importance of self-care in the grieving process. We focus on my grief from the loss of my daughter Helanna, but grieving is important for all losses. Grief is how you move through the painful gap between expectations and reality. Life is filled with all kinds of painful gaps. We need to acknowledge and grieve them in order to release resistance and move toward acceptance.

3 Steps To Create Holiday Peace & Maybe Even Some Joy

Are you dreading Thanksgiving & Christmas? When you’re already struggling because of your child’s substance use, the holidays can be overwhelming and painful. You can’t control what your child does, but you can be intentional with how you respond to what happens, plan ahead to meet your emotional needs, and set the tone for your …

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My Soul Life Podcast

Heather was recently a guest on the My Soul Life Podcast. Susan Scollen hosts the My Soul Life podcast so she can share the stories of everyday people who have shifter their lives, often through their own health and wellness journey, and are living in their authentic space. Listen Here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/removing-the-stigma-of-addiction-with-heather-ross/id1533419497?i=1000581274227

Brain BS Podcast

Heather was on the Brain BS podcast for International Overdose Awarness Day. The Brain BS podcast is hosed by Maureen Kafkis who is a Doctor of Occupational Therapy and a Certified Life Coach. She brings her brain BS expertise and knowledge of thought work, emotional intelligence, and Universal Law together in a “spiripractical” way that …

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If It Wasn’t For Fentanyl My Daughter Would Still Be Alive

When I got the toxicology results that confirmed Helanna’s death was from fentanyl poisoning I called the police officer that informed me of my daughter’s death. I wanted to know if there would be an investigation so this didn’t happen to anyone else. The conversation with the police officer and the confirmation that it was …

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Release Anxiety, Panic, and Fear About Your Child’s Addiction Playlist

If you’re struggling with anxiety, fear, and panic about your child’s addiction this playlist is for you. So many struggling parents have reached out to me about this lately so I am putting some of my favorite podcasts and videos in one place for you. Listen as many times as you need to and take …

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The Struggle Is Real Season 1 Wrapped

The struggle is Real podcast asked all of their season 1 guests to share what they learned in the last year. This episode is a complication of all the guests including me sharing what we learned in the last year. You can listen on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/season-one-wrapped-we-look-back-on-45-episodes-what/id1521443231?i=1000523487945 And on Spotify: