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Canadian Mental Health Association Opposes Euthanizing Mentally Ill Patients

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The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in its submission to the Canadian Institute for Health Research has stated that MAiD (euthanasia) for psychiatric patients should remain illegal. The position of the CMHA is: As a recovery-oriented organization, CMHA does not believe that mental illnesses are irremediable, though they may be grievous or unbearable. We recognize […]

 

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