Transforming Lives Through Open Conversations

Join Elaine Lindsay, @TheBionicGlamma, on her mission to eradicate silence, stigma, and shame surrounding suicide loss, ideation, and mental health. Together, we can raise awareness, share stories, and foster a supportive community.

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Elaine’s Mission 

End the silence, stigma and shame about suicide, ideation and mental health. Normalizing the conversation can save lives… PLEASE offer to listen to someone you don’t know, you could be what they need to make it through today.

You Are Not Alone |
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Support for caregivers

  • Parent Lifeline’s of Eastern Ontario (PLEO) bilingual, confidential, helpline for caregivers of children, youth and young adults: 613-321-3211

For free 24/7 access to mental health services
or call 1-866-531-2600

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Thanks for stopping by. Here you’ll find each new episode. The rest of the site contains posts, video and whatever comes up that Elaine finds related to all things Hope and Joy

And always keep searching for the pony!!

NOTE: the podcast was originally called Suicide Zombies and Forgiveness ( There is a story of WHY? Zombies)

The following episodes are from 2018 and 2019.  The podcast was called Keep Breathing then… It was not until 2021 that i fully understood the purpose of the podcast and what I was being called to do.. 
My Hope for You in 2019
Keeping Joy in Memories

Good Memories can be Your Secret Tonic

Its a Nosedive to Wallowtown

Farewell to Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade

Intuition and the Other Inner Voices

Optimist… Hells yeah …

#GetLoud Mental Health Week in Canada

Now for something completely different. Stand Up Comedy

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Crisis & Resources

Youth Services Bureau (YSB) for caregivers and youth under 18: 613-260-2360
Kids Help Phone for young people: 1-800-668-6868
Good2talk for post-secondary students: 1-866-925-5454
Distress Centre for all ages: 613-238-3311
Mental Health Crisis Line for people 16 years and over: 613-722-6914

  • Crossroads Children’s Centre: walk-in counselling for children under 12 in English: 613-723-1623
  • Centre Psychosociale: counselling for children under 12 years in French: 613-789-2240
  • The Walk-in Counselling Clinic: walk-in counselling for adults. (613) 238-8210
  • Bereaved Families of Ontario- Ottawa Peer support groups offer safe and supportive spaces to be in grief, to share and to learn: (613) 567-4278
  • Youth Services Bureau (YSB) walk-in counselling for caregivers and youth under 18: (613)-260-2360


Please note that the Crisis Line is not an emergency service.  If you have an immediate life-threatening emergency, please dial 911.

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Distress: 613-238-3311  |  Crisis: 613-722-6914 or 1-866-996-0991  |   TEXT 343-306-5550 Chat & Text 10am-11pm

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