MPs, Senators debate requirements for medically assisted dying with mental disorders

MPs, Senators debate requirements for medically assisted dying with mental disorders

MPs, Senators debate requirements for medically assisted dying with mental disorders OTTAWA — An expert told a special joint committee of the House of Commons and Senate that people with mental disorders can suffer for decades, and their distress is equally as valid as someone suffering physical pain. People suffering solely from mental disorders are due to become eligible for assisted dying in March. Mental health advocates warn it is harder to predict the outcomes and treatments of mental illnesses, …