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!
By Donna Burke In 1900, almost everyone died at home, surrounded by family, perhaps in the presence of the family doctor and family clergyman. In fact, it was not unheard of to die in the very same room as the…
The Washington Death with Dignity Act has become such a staple of the Evergreen State’s legislation and end-of-life options that the Washington State Department of Health issued no statements on the release of the…
In the week from August 1 to August 7, 2016: The Yes on Colorado End-of-Life Options voter initiative qualified for the November ballot. California…