Lindsay is in the final year of her Master of Counselling degree with Athabasca University. Originally from Guelph, Ontario, she currently resides in Central Alberta. Throughout her program, Lindsay focused on learning more about concurrent mental health and addiction diagnosis, culminating in the choice to research supervised consumption sites and combine academics with personal advocacy work. Lindsay also holds a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Double Major in English and Psychology, as well as addiction counselling and youth behavioural work certificates. She has worked with at risk youth in group care, and currently with youth during a practicum placement within the K-12 school system.