Her Story Isn’t About Euthanasia. It’s About Failing Mental-Health Systems.

Ignoring the ways the mental-health-care system failed the Dutch teenager while she was alive is a mistake

“I have not really been alive for so long,” 17-year-old Noa Pothoven wrote in a final post on social media. Photo: Noa Pothoven/Facebook

By Anna Bianca Roach

Before her death on June 2, Dutch teenager Noa Pothoven was most famous in her home country for her…

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