Related Organizations

American Clinicians Academy on Medical Aid in Dying

The Academy provides a Patient-to-Doctor Referral System; an Information Update and Discussion Listserv; a series of Video Interviews with leaders in the field discussing pressing issues and concerns; a Patient Information Portal; Research and Data Analysis; Resident and Medical Student Trainings; Certified Online Continuing Medical Education for Nurses, Social Workers, and Physicians.  Visit them online

Caregiver Action Network (CAN)

CAN offers caregiving tips and on-line resources including a support network and resource guides and is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. Visit them online

Clearing House for Longterm Care

The Administration for Community Living, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.  Visit them online

Compassion & Choices

Compassion & Choices is a national advocacy organization that played a pivotal role in helping to get the California End of Life Option Act passed in 2015.  Their strategic plan includes helping to get Right-to-Die laws passed in other states with the intention that by 2028, half the U.S. population will live in a location where medical aid in dying is an open and accessible medical practice. Visit them online

Death With Dignity

The mission of the Death with Dignity National Center is to promote death with dignity laws based on our model legislation, the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, both to provide an option for dying individuals and to stimulate nationwide improvements in end-of-life care. Visit them online

Final Exit Network

The mission of FEN is to educate qualified individuals in practical, peaceful ways to end their lives, offer a compassionate bedside presence and defend their right to choose. Their vision is that any competent person unbearably suffering an intractable medical condition has the option to die legally and peacefully. Visit them online

The Conversation Project

The Conversation Project is a public engagement initiative with a goal that is both simple and transformative: to have every person’s wishes for end-of-life care expressed and respected. Visit them online

VSED Resources Northwest

This group aims to share information about VSED so that individuals who might not qualify for medical aid in dying can make informed choices and plans. VSED might not be for everyone, but it is the only chance for some to experience an end to unbearable suffering. Done correctly, with proper medical preparation and assistance, VSED offers a natural end to life. Their website contains a wealth of information for those interested in learning more about VSED no matter where you live.  Visit them online

World Federation Right To Die Societies

Disseminates current information and educational materials about self-determined end of suffering and life, as well as other end of life issues to interested groups, scholars and individuals on request

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