We were deeply saddened to learn of the death today of Eva Thompson, a steadfast advocate for Death with Dignity legislation in her home state of Maine. She was 58.
Highlights from media coverage of Death with Dignity and related issues in the past week. Articles, essays, op-eds, editorials, and more.
Elia Inglis, a social worker and the newest member of our team, provides callers seeking information about Death with Dignity with resources and referrals and offers support for those confronting illness or loss.
Share Your StorySubmit story
Patients and family members are the most powerful voices to advocate for physician-assisted dying legislation. Make your voice heard! What's your Death with Dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?
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 YOUR OHIO STATE SENATOR TO SUPPORT SB 249, AID IN DYING ACTSend a Letter
Introduced by Ohio State Senator Charleta Tavares, SB 249, Ohio Aid in Dying Act, is the first death with dignity bill to be considered in state history. If enacted, the Act will allow qualified terminally ill, dying Ohio residents to legally obtain medications to end their suffering at the end of life.
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