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Elaine Lindsay’s Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Advocacy Journey

In this episode, Dr. Tami Patzer talks with Elaine Lindsay, a passionate advocate for suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Elaine’s journey of overcoming profound adversity, including unaddressed suicidal ideation, a suicide loss, and a life-altering accident, has equipped her with a unique perspective and an unwavering determination to shatter the silence, stigma, and shame surrounding these critical issues.

Elaine’s expertise and insights have been widely recognized, with her work featured in prominent media outlets. At 68 years old, she is crafting a lesson-rich biography that promises to be a testament to her journey through grief, self-loathing, and rebirth, embracing life with an unapologetic flair. Elaine’s forthcoming work aims to empower and enlighten, offering a road map of resilience and joy that she has lived and continues to advocate for every day.

This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding the complexities of suicide ideation, the impact of mental health challenges, and the power of resilience. Elaine’s candid and often humorous storytelling provides a unique window into her experiences, inspiring listeners to make the most of each day and find the good in life, even in the face of overwhelming adversity.

Listeners can find out more about Elaine Lindsay and her work by tuning in to her podcast, Suicide Zen Forgiveness, available at  or by searching for her on social media and across the digital landscape, where she is always at the “corner of search and social.”

Tamara "Tami" Patzer

Tamara "Tami" Patzer is a No. 1 best-selling author, publisher, and video producer at Blue Ocean Authority.She is the creator of Women Innovators Radio with its sister book publications:No. 1 Women Innovators: Leaders, Makers and GiversBook Series and Big Message, Big Mission book series. She works with authors,influencers, innovators, and trendsetters to Get Media Exposure.