Texas Death With Dignity

Everyone deserves an option

Resources

National Organizations:
Death with Dignity National Center
Compassion & Choice
Final Exit Network

International Organizations:
The World Federation of Right to Die Societies – Please consider subscribing to their regular electronic web site update (see the bottom of the right hand column on their home page.)
DIGNITAS – To live with dignity – To die with dignity

Books:
How To Get the Death You Want by John Abraham
Nearing the End of Life: A Guide for Relatives and Friends of the Dying by Sue Brayne and Dr. Peter Fenwick.
Being Mortal  by Dr. Atul Gawande
Must We Suffer Our Way to Death?: Cultural and Theological Perspectives on Death by Choice / Edited by Ronald P. Hamel & Edwin R. Dubose
Physician Assisted Dying: The Case for Palliative Care & Patient Choice / Edited by Timothy E. Quill, M.D. and Margaret P. Battin, PH.D
Doctor, Please Help Me Die by Tom Preston, M.D. with Janice Harper, PH.D
Death of a Man by Lael Tucker Wertenbaker
Death, Dying and Dessert: Reflections on 20 Questions About Dying by Susan Lieberman, Ph.D.
Easeful Death: Is There a Case for Assisted Dying? by Mary Warnock & Elisabeth Macdonald
Wisdom From a Chair – Thirty Years of Quadriplegia by Andrew I. Batavia and Mitchell Batavia
I’ll See Myself Out, Thank You: Thirty Personal Views in Support of Assisted Suicide, 2015 by Colin Brewer  ed.
Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death, 2013 by Katy Butler
Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs and Communications of the Dying, 1997 by Maggie Callanan  & Patricia Kelley
Hospice Voices: Lessons for Living at the End of Life, 2015 by Eric Lindner
The Euthanasia/Assisted-Suicide Debate, 2012 by Demetra M. Pappas
A Doctor’s View of Death with Dignity by Hemlock of Illinois

Films:
How to Die in Oregon
The Farewell Party
Dying To Know
Whose Life Is It Anyway

Online Links
I’m Dying Up Here: Books on How to Grieve and How to Die   by Judith Newman
Nearing the End of Life: A Guide for Relatives and Friends of the Dying by Sue Brayne and Dr. Peter Fenwick.
A Chaplain’s View Of the Right to Die by Rev. Kevin Bradley, MDiv.
5 Questions to Ask at Life’s End by Dr. Atul Gawande:
The Wisdom Project: A ‘good death’ by going gently into that good night by David G. Allan, CNN
Living with Cancer: Deciding About Dying, 2015 by Susan Gubar, The New York Times
The Conversation Project – “dedicated to helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.”
My Gift of Grace – A Conversation Game for Living and Dying
When I Die – An end-of-life doctor faces his own end.  Harper’s Magazine – April 19, 2016
Right to Die and Death with Dignity Organizations – A List of Organizations that Educate the Public and Lobby for the Right to Die
The World Federation of Right to Die Societies – Please consider subscribing to their regular electronic web site update (see the bottom of the right hand column on their home page.)
My Right to Die: Assisted Suicide, my family, and me. Mother Jones Magazine, Jan/Feb 2016 by Kevin Drum
“Why Americans Can’t Die With Dignity: Author Katy Butler on overtreatment, end-of-life suffering, and the need for a Slow Medicine movement.” by Mohammed, Zaineb. Mother Jones Magazine, September 2013

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