A person or physician knowingly and intentionally providing another person with the knowledge or means to commit suicide. Physician assisted suicide is legal in 5 US states; Oregon, Vermont, Washington, California and Montana.
Assisted Suicide Articles
Assisted Dying: Merciful or an Affront to the Value of Life?
Should terminally ill patients be able to voluntarily end their life? There are many ethical implications regarding this hotly debated topic, but many proponents of the right-to-die stress how such a choice can help patients avoid unnecessary suffering.0 Comments
My Final Exit: Starvation or Assisted Suicide?
If things get bad and my quality of life just doesn't cut it anymore, I don't want to linger on Earth -- miserable, unaware, a burden to family. But the question is -- What to do about it?4 Comments
Assisted Suicide and Elders: How Far Would a Loving Caregiver Go?
How far should a caregiver go in supporting the wants and needs of a beloved spouse or parent – or even their child – when the requested support may hasten death?15 Comments
Vermont Passes Landmark Legislation Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide
Vermont passed a landmark bill legalizing physician-assisted suicide and offering protection to doctors and family of people who seek life-ending medication.0 Comments
Assisted Suicide Questions
Death with dignity?9 Answers
I have terrible hospice guilt w dad who died Aug 2018. He was so overmedicated on Morphine, Ativan and Haldol that it felt like euthanasia.16 Answers
How do I know when she’s serious about “wanting out”?11 Answers
Euthanasia and Dementia: Am I alone?20 Answers