Clinical research demonstrates that supervised psychedelic-assisted therapy may decrease depression and anxiety in some patients suffering from life-threatening illnesses and may relieve distress.1 To promote quality end-of-life care and provide peace of mind at the end of life, Compassion & Choices supports ongoing research related to supervised psychedelic-assisted therapy.
Legislation to allow medical aid in dying, an option for mentally capable, terminally ill adults to peacefully end unbearable suffering, is supported by a wide majority of Illinois voters, regardless of political affiliation, disability, race, gender identity, age or religion.
Takeaways from our webinar "As the End Nears: Dying With Heart Failure."
The Compassion & Choices Medical Aid in Dying policy is a framework that aims to improve end-of-life care and expand options for patients.
In order to determine Illinois physicians’ attitudes toward the practice of medical aid in dying (also known as physician-assisted dying), WebMD was engaged to conduct a survey using its Medscape platform.