Lack of clinician familiarity with directives and lack of ready access to them in crises prevent wider use (3). To increase awareness, understanding, and assistance in completing directives, the MacArthur Foundation is supporting a new National Resource Center on Psychiatric Advance Directives (nrc-pad.org). At least one national electronic directory, the U.S. Living Will Registry (www.uslivingwillregistry.com), provides online storage and secure access to care planning documents. Also, more states have set up online directories.