Medical Aid in Dying
End Of Life Options New Mexico provides information and support for all End-Of-Life options, including Medical Aid In Dying (MAID).
New Mexicans have accurate information and caring support to choose their end-of-life options in a system that honors those choices.
The collective values that bring us to
end-of-life work compel us to demonstrate: Compassion for others’ experiences; being Inclusive of our state’s diverse population; while showing Respect for each individuals end-of-life choices; supporting them in a Non-judgmental manner; with steadfast Integrity.
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Proud to be #11!
There are now eleven (11) jurisdictions in the U.S. that have authorized the use of medical aid in dying, including: Oregon, Washington, Montana, Vermont, California, Colorado, Washington D.C., Hawai’i, New Jersey, Maine, and now, New Mexico.
In New Mexico, passing the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act in the spring of 2021 was a long time in the making and came only after years of advocacy. Learn more
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Introduction to End of Life Options
It is never too early to learn about the full range of end-of-life options that are available as we age and/or become seriously ill or injured.
The Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act into law which makes medical aid in dying available to the terminally ill.