Eligibility for the New Mexico End-of-Life Options Act

About Eligibility

To qualify for life-ending medication under the Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act, a New Mexico resident must be:

18+ Years of Age

Terminal Diagnosis

You must be diagnosed with a condition or illness that is incurable AND irreversible AND likely to cause death within 6 months.

Mentally Capable

You must be mentally capable of making an informed decision.

Physically Capable

You must be physically capable of self-administering the life-ending medication.

The Elizabeth Whitefield End-of-Life Options Act makes medical aid in dying available to terminally ill adults living in New Mexico.