Facts about Medical Aid in Dying for the terminally ill

Download the Fact Sheet to learn about the built-in safeguards and survey results showing support in Ohio. The Buckeye State does not yet have a law like this.

Important Information

It is essential to learn about the details of the law. Only the patient may make the request in states with laws. Only they may decide if and when to take the medication if they qualify for the prescription. People who have a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease do not qualify because those who qualify need to be mentally capable adults with 6 months or less to live with a confirmed terminal diagnosis that their primary physician and another physician agree upon.

State Health Department or Volunteer Organization Resources for Medical Aid in Dying Laws

National Organizations

Please join these organizations to remain up to date and show support in Ohio.

Death with Dignity National Center

Death with Dignity National Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that

Compassion & Choices

Compassion & Choices is a “nonprofit organization committed to improving care and expanding choice at the end of life.”