"Assisted suicide" or "physician assisted suicide" generally refer to the process by which a mentally competent, terminally ill individual uses a lethal dose of medication, prescribed by a physician, to hasten his or her death. It is legal in the Netherlands, Belgium, and the state of Oregon.
Sites submitted to this category should be 1)neutral on the issue of assisted dying (they should neither advocate or oppose the right to die), and 2)should deal only with assisted suicide (see definition above).