Topic - Final Exit Network

The Final Exit Network is an American all-volunteer organization that assists individuals who are suffering from an intolerable illness. The volunteers offer counseling, support, and guidance for a successful suicide. The organization believes that individuals suffering from intolerable illnesses deserve a dignified death as it may prevent a painful death as a result of the illness. The organization promotes the use of living wills, advance directives, durable powers of attorney for health care, and do not resuscitate orders, and advocates for individuals when their Advance Directives are not being followed. - Source: Wikipedia

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