Minnesota Coalition for Death Education and Support
Welcome to the Minnesota Coalition for Death Education and Support (MCDES). Founded in 1977, our purpose is to promote and provide education, opportunities for networking, and support to professionals and volunteers involved in the care of persons confronting death and bereavement.

We offer state-wide services dealing with death education and support issues to a diverse membership, including physicians, nurses, clergy, grief counselors, psychologists, therapists, social workers, hospice staff and volunteers, educators, nursing home and emergency service personnel, students, funeral directors and staff, survivors and advocates.

On the accompanying pages, you can find information about membership, conferences, our newsletter, and our many activities.

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Spring 2019 Conference

Grief After Suicide: Understand the Consequences and Caring for the Survivors

Melinda Moore, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Eastern Kentucky University

May 3, 2019
8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

More information here

The conference brochure will be available by mid-February, 2019

Online registration will begin on
March 1, 2019.

P.O. Box 50651 · Minneapolis, MN 55405 · 763-391-3051