This site provides information about three methods for a dignified dying surrounded by family or friends. The new film – Eyewitnesses; personal narratives of self-chosen and humane death is available on dvd through www.dyingathome.nl. The medication method In the film only barbiturates are discussed. For cases in whisch barbiturates ar hard to collect Dr. Chabot published detailed information on three other lethal cocktails in Dutch:
- opiates combined with sedatives,
- chloroquine and sedatives.
- tricyclic antidepressants and sedatives.
Stopping eating and drinking (STED)
When the end of life is near, be it through advanced age with considerable handicaps or a serious disease, one option could be to deliberately stop eating and drinking. Thorough preparations for palliative care and the support of family are indispensable. Read more
The helium method
This film provides a detailed presentation of the preparatory steps and the necessary practicing beforehand so that you stay in control until the end . The film shows that illegal acts nor the burdening of another person present should be necessary. Read more