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Five Last Acts II
“Five Last Acts, at over 400 pages, marks what may be the most comprehensive guide to self-deliverance techniques available.”
- World Right-to-Die Newsletter
Available from Amazon and good bookshops.
>>> Over 400 pages
>>> Over 40 illustrations
>>> Over 450 key references
Use of helium, drugs, compression, plastic bags, starvation and other means, as well as other key resources including authoritative information on the legal position. It's comprehensive analysis and step-by-step explanation of methods of self-deliverance is far-reaching and probably unrivalled, both for the individual seeking peace of mind and for other researchers in the area.
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The complete reference, over 800 pages, The Exit Path, is also available. Please click the image below to order, or see the Publications page at the top menu.
For even more: Five Last Acts – The Exit Path (2015 edition)
The first purpose of this blog is to update our members and supporters. We'll also post some news stories of interest. Anyone can join, read the posts, and send comments or questions on specific stories.
The most extensive volume on self-deliverance ever published, Five Last Acts: The Exit Path covers every method in encyclopedic detail, answering questions on different approaches for researchers and lay-persons alike. The Exit Path contains all the material from Five Last Acts II plus new and exclusive material.
- Rational suicide (including helium)
- Methods of suicide
- Lighter than (only some) air . . .
- Chemicals suicide vs helium gas death
- Suicide by painful chemical gas - not the way to go!
- A quick guide to Dignitas
- A few deep breaths of sulfide sadness - suicide gone wrong
- An unusual death by cyanide
- "They" said it would be easy! Choose your experts carefully...
- Suicide methods - the good, the bad, the downright weird
Tag Archives: helium
The helium debate has reignited. One major manufacturer has announced that all their “balloon helium” will now be supplied as an 80/20 helium-air mixture. As helium has been a principal method of choice in rational self-euthanasia for several years, this … Continue reading
In the first week of the new year came the news of an elderly ill couple that had ended their lives together. As people read these words, their responses may be of many different kinds. There are those who are, … Continue reading
Media reporting has often been blamed for suicide fads. A rock star dies by barbiturate poisoning and others follow. Barbiturate poisoning was generally peaceful and is less common now only due to the difficulty of obtaining the drugs. But other … Continue reading
There are two fairly distinct groups of people who consider suicide, or do end their life by suicide – the first is those who very regrettably feel unable to bear what essentially is, or should be, a temporary trauma – … Continue reading
Three news stories in the past 24 hours – one needlessly unpleasant death by hydrogen sulphide, a woman sentenced for providing the means for a more painless death, and an organisation attacked in the courts for providing information and support … Continue reading
The Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta USA has struck down a statute on assisted suicide as unconstitutional. In a 7-0 decision, written by Justice Hugh Thompson, The Court ruled that groups can use freedom of speech to inform people on … Continue reading
Sharlotte Hydorn, an elderly lady in California, has pleaded guilty to selling helium hoods (“Gladd Bags”) worldwide, and finally been charged with something – tax evasion – after months of speculation over whether she was breaking any laws. The Gladd … Continue reading
The death of 59-year-old man in a Derbyshire Travelodge hotel has raised many issues – from kindness and consideration to privacy and intrusive laws. More worryingly, it raises the blurry line between rational suicide and the regrettable deaths of individuals … Continue reading
Rational suicide using a tank of helium and a helium hood in a car (in a secluded place where discovery and interruption is unlikely) is a peaceful and painless method if anyone should be in a situation where suffering has … Continue reading
There is a degree of obsessiveness – in an entirely healthy sense – about wanting to be in control of one’s own life. For some people, this includes being in control of the moments just before one of life’s biggest … Continue reading
Ins & outs of compression A slightly worrying variation on the compression method of suicide surfaced recently when a newspaper reported a 15-yr old using a blood-pressure cuff around his neck. He probably didn’t intend to die by suicide – … Continue reading