Last updated: February 2023
On February 2, 2023, the federal government announced plans to delay MAiD eligibility for people whose sole medical condition is mental illness until March 17, 2024. This is a one year delay from the original timeline. They said that this delay will provide them with more time to develop practice standards and training, and to allow for better data collection and sharing. CAMH released a statement in response to this announcement.
We know that people have a lot of questions about MAiD for mental illness and CAMH’s position on this issue. This FAQ should help provide you with some answers.