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Resource ID: #9580
Subject: Suicide
Source: New York Times Magazine


New York Times Magazine reports on the Washington State-based organization, Compassion in Dying, which assists terminally ill patients end their lives by offering advice on lethal doses of drugs, counseling bereaved family members, and convince wary doctors; the group does not administer the drugs; profiles one women who chose to commit suicide after a long illness; the assisting doctor considers the ``mechanics of further assistance'' when the drugs he prescribed to her fail to act quickly, Nov. 14, 1993. # NY Belkin Hemlock Society Kevorkian

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