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, one 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 the terminally ill adults in New Mexico.