PAD Stories

"This time, with a PAD, I did not receive any treatments that I did not want. They were very respectful.  I really felt like the hospital took better care of me because I had my PAD. In fact, I think it's the best care that I've ever received."

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District of Columbia Statutory Form of Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care  Image

 District of Columbia Advance Directive - Planning for Important Healthcare Decisions  Image

Although District of Columbia does not currently have a specific statute for a psychiatric advance directive, you can learn more about general advance directives for health care in the District of Columbia at the Caring Connections website.

District of Columbia Mental Health Resources - Find helpful information at this website provided by the National Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.