The mission of the Death with Dignity National Center is to promote Death with Dignity laws based on the model Oregon Death with Dignity Act, both to provide an option for dying individuals and to stimulate nationwide improvements in end-of-life care.Learn more
Urge New York Legislators to Pass the Medical Aid in Dying ActSend the Letter
A physician-assisted dying bill is pending in the New York state legislature. Send this letter to your legislators with a simple message: Pass A10059/S7579 to expand end-of-life options for state residents.
Declare Your Support for Death with DignityTell Your Friends
Seven in ten Americans who support the end-of-life option allowing qualified terminally ill people to end their lives through physician-prescribed medications. Show your support for Death with Dignity in your community!
Tell California Senators to Pass SB 1002Send the Letter
The California Senate is considering a bill that would create a toll-free line, operated by the Department of Public Health, providing information about the End of Life Option Act. Urge your state Senator to pass SB 1002!
As opponents of California’s End of Life Option Act attempt to derail the law in Riverside County Superior Court on Monday, Death with Dignity National Center Board President George Eighmey says it is the doctors bringing the lawsuit who are…
In the week from July 4 to July 10, 2016: JAMA published a review of utilization of physician-assisted death laws. The campaign to put Death with Dignity on the ballot in Colorado continued. Colorado…
by Bonnie Edelstein In Albany, New York, a group that began as a small group of friends talking about end-of-life issues has grown into a 500-member grassroots community that holds educational…