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Crisis Site

From the About.com Depression guide. If you are considering suicide, go here now.

Befrienders International

If you are feeling suicidal at this point in time, and you need someone to talk to, this site provides referral and information services.

“A Story of Terminal Sedation”

The following article from THE AGE (Melbourne) March 7, 2001 was forwarded by the DELIVERANCE NEWS SERVICE.

THE HARD WAY OUT

Chloe Saltau with Theresa Ambrose

State Law Influences State End of Life Care

THE OREGONIAN (Sunday, February 18, 2001)
By Erin Hoover Barnett of The Oregonian staff

FEW USE IT, BUT SUICIDE LAW STILL HAS IMPACT

Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act influences end-of-life care
across the state as doctors wrestle with prescribing
pain treatment

Sixteen people died by physician-assisted suicide in 1998 and another 27 in 1999. And when the Oregon Health Division releases its third annual report on the practice Wednesday, little if any growth is expected in the number of cases, say experts outside the health division.

Oregon Death with Dignity

On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, oral arguments in Oregon v. Ashcroft begin before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.