Medical Aid in Dying

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Our Mission

End Of Life Options New Mexico provides information and support for all End-Of-Life options, including Medical Aid In Dying (MAID).

Our Vision

New Mexicans have accurate information and caring support to choose their end-of-life options in a system that honors those choices.

Our Values

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.

Our Journey

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

News and updates

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June 2022

Celebrating one year of expanded end-of-life options June 18th marked one year since the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act went

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May 2022

VSED:  A Good End-of-Life Option for Some BY BARAK WOLFF, EOLONM BOARD CHAIR Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking, or VSED, is

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April 2022

It’s Official! EOLONM is a Federally Recognized 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization. Almost nine months after applying to the Internal Revenue Service

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EOLONM Hospice

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.

Introduction to Advance Care Planning

Advance Care planning identifies patient preferences for end of life care in the event that the patient is no longer able to communicate their wishes.