Hemlock Society(redirected from Compassion & Choices)
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a group who provide information about euthanasia and suicide for terminally ill patients.
Hem·lock So·ci·e·ty(hem'lok sŏ-sī'ĕ-tē)
An organization devoted to the theories and procedures of suicide and euthanasia, whether by the patient's acting alone or with the assistance of the physician. Now restructured and renamed Compassion and Choices.
An organization that publishes information about physician-assisted suicide, and decisions by patients regarding end-of-life choices. Address: P.O. Box 101810, Denver, CO 80250. Telephone: 800-247-7421. Website: www.hemlock.org.