Frequently Asked Questions

End of Life Options New Mexico offers a compassionate presence for those navigating the complexities of end-of-life decisions. Understanding the sensitive nature of this conversation, our organization and volunteers strive to provide accurate information and caring support, ensuring individuals and their families are respected and informed about their end-of-life options. As we explore these frequently asked questions, it’s with the acknowledgment of the emotional and personal journey many are on when considering their choices at life’s end. This overview aims to offer clarity, support, and direction, making an often challenging path a little easier to navigate.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Our vision is for New Mexicans to have support and accurate information to choose their end-of-life options. Learn more at Vision, Mission, and Values.
We offer support and education for advance care planning and end-of-life decision-making. For a detailed list, visit What We Do.
No, our services are offered at no charge, thanks to our dedicated team of volunteers and the generosity of donors like you.
Advance Care Planning involves identifying your preferences for end-of-life care. For more information, visit Advance Care Planning.

Resources include information on advance directives, healthcare surrogates, and more. For details, visit Advance Care Planning Resources.

Options include continuing treatment, forgoing treatment, palliative care, hospice care, VSED, and MAID. For more information, visit End of Life Options.
The EOLO Act offers the choice of medical aid in dying to terminally ill adults. Details are available at EOLO Act Overview.
Discussing your wishes with loved ones and healthcare providers is crucial. For guidance, visit Advance Care Planning.
We educate and provide resources to both the community and healthcare providers regarding end-of-life options. For more details, visit What We Do.
Medical Aid in Dying allows a terminally ill, mentally competent adult with a prognosis of six months or less to live, to request a prescription for life-ending medication. For more details, visit MAID in New Mexico.

Call our warmline dispatcher!

Our dispatcher Viki Teahan will respond to your inquiry and direct you to a client support volunteer to answer your questions and direct you to the support you are seeking. Messages left after business hours will be responded to as quickly as we can. Let us know how we can help.