assisted suicide

right-to-die

Meet the Woman Who's Picked Her Own Death Date

"I don't want someone else deciding for me whether I'm ready to die or not. I'm not a child anymore—I know what I want."
Estelle Dellaire
9.19.18
mental health

How Assisted Suicide Affects Doctors

Many physicians are still conflicted about it.
Ronald W. Pies
1.12.18
euthanasia

A Doctor Built a Machine That Helps People Die

"After a minute and a half, you feel disoriented. In five minutes, you're gone."
Marjolein de Jong
12.4.17
death

Assisted Death Was the Best Option For My Grandmother

I got a text from my sister: On Friday, our Oma was going to die.
Michelle Malia
9.28.17
rights

What the Supreme Court Nomination Means for All of Us

Here’s how Neil Gorsuch has ruled on birth control and trans rights, plus his thoughts on right-to-die laws.
Susan Rinkunas
2.1.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mike Pence will release his tax returns, explosions in Syria kill at least 18, actress Leslie Jones returns to Twitter and more.
Vice Beta
9.5.16
News

Sexual Abuse Victim in Her 20s Allowed Suicide by Doctors in Netherlands

After living with "unbearable" trauma despite psychiatric treatment, a Dutch woman was allowed to end her life. We spoke with a sexual trauma counselor about how to help patients who feel hopeless.
Diana Tourjée
5.11.16
Canada

Canada is Legalizing Doctor-Assisted Dying. What Goes on the Death Certificate?

Some patients don't want it on their death certificates because of the stigma.
Kate Lunau
4.14.16
News

A Letter Signed by 600 Detainees on Manus Island Pleads for Their Assisted Suicide

I asked its author what the hell is going on over there.
Chris Shearer
12.1.15
Stuff

Death Rights Behind Bars

Given 35 life terms, plus an extra 1,035 years, Martin Bryant will die in prison one way or another. But if he had his way, it would be sooner rather than later.
Chris Shearer
9.23.15
Features

My Game of Life

How video games washed away my suicidal thoughts after my cancer diagnosis.
Jagger Gravning
9.1.15
Post Mortem

Should We Stop Using the Phrase 'Assisted Suicide'?

Terms like "aid in dying" paint a better picture of end-of-life decisions, and could give people with terminal illnesses a way to work around laws.
Simon Davis
8.21.15
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