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Are You a Suicide Survivor or Suicide Adjacent:
Come Share Your Story and Lighten Your Burden 

Do you have a story, about loss of a loved one, by their own hand?  Or perhaps you teetered on the edge...

elaine Lindsay your Host

@SZF42

Lost my dear friend, when I was 16. Andrea, took her own life. Her death became the best/worst Gift that has kept me breathing.... #ChooseLife

Helplines available for YOU

This has been a tough time for many people. The pressure of the pandemic, vaccines, colder weather, longer nights, missing loved ones. These times can be difficult for many. You are NOT ALONE


In Canada

Crisis Text Line is the free, 24/7, confidential text message service for people in crisis. The service is currently available via SMS at 686868…

In the US

Did you know that if you text 741741 when you are feeling depressed or suicidal, a crisis worker will text you back immediately and continue to text with you? Many people don’t like talking on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It's a FREE service to ANYONE - teens, adults, etc. - who lives in the U.S. It's run by The Crisis Text Line.

In the UK

By texting the word 'SHOUT' to 85258 you will start a conversation with a trained Shout Volunteer, who will text you back and forth, sharing only what you feel comfortable with. Our volunteers will work with you to take your next steps towards feeling better. Shout is an affiliate of Crisis Text Line in the UK that provides free, confidential support, 24/7 via text. Shout is available in the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

In Ireland

Text Hello to ‘50808’. It is a first of its kind for Ireland, a free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through mental health or emotional crisis.50808 provides a safe space where you’re listened to by a trained Crisis Volunteer. You’ll text back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with.

In Australia

Provides all Australians access to crisis support and suicide prevention services. 13 11 14 Available 24/7Chat with us online Available 7pm – 12am AEST

You. Matter to ME #YouMatter #youmattertome

I invite YOU to join me in raising awareness for Mental illness.

Please consider sharing this message.  


Do it for the people you love - more people struggle with mental health than you think.

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Suicide survivors, those adjacent,  awareness, prevention, the hidden stories, the mental health challenges.  Bringing them all into the light of day. Cheering for the Survivor and Thriver stories that uplift, give hope, get you or someone like you to
#ChooseLife #KeepBreathing

And say '#NOTTODAY!'

What will you find here on

Suicide • Zen • Forgiveness?

Speaking

Sharing the transformation and the joy of living fully!

Being real about the challenges, the pain, the addictions and more...through resilience, rising from the ashes, every time...

Offering different views, opportunities to rewrite your script! Serving you by helping to craft a new narrative, full of hope.

The Podcast

This is not a passion project. This is my MISSION.

This is a crisis that is affecting people around the world, in every corner, in every country.

We humans are united in this most heartbreaking choice.

I felt compelled to create this podcast because it's time!

Articles

 Life has taught me much and I want to share the wisdom I have gathered. That is the wisdom to know I  know very little. 

The site will share articles that uplift, share stories and stats, opinion pieces and more... 

always on the lookout for articles and information that can perhaps, be of value for you.  

"In the shit.. there's got to be a pony!"
~Elaine Lindsay ©1996

This ain't all sad stuff!

About Elaine Lindsay  
Speaker • Host

Elaine Says  "I made an important choice: I could be a victim of pain and adversity or I could choose to overcome it. That choice allows me to share my knowledge and expertise. I aim to improve 1% daily, to learn something new and to make every effort to live a #GratitudeAttitude daily.”

Elaine is uniquely suited to this new normal with a history of adapting and reinventing herself like the phoenix rising from the ashes…

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