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NCH E-Newsletter | December 2017

December 2017 e-Newsletter
The latest news and events from NCH and the greater homeopathy community.

Seeking Presenters for Our 2018 Webinar Series

We are seeking presenters for our 2018 webinar series. Webinar topics can vary from introductory basics for beginners to advanced case approaches for practitioners—the topic is up to you.

Topics with in-depth case studies and prescribing techniques are especially popular among our NCH Members-Only series. With over 300 people registering for each one, these webinars are a great way for professional homeopaths to gain exposure to potential new clients, customers, and students—plus they are recorded and archived online!

If you are interested in presenting, please send us a message at
with a proposed topic, short description and a brief bio.
NCH Adds Two More Screenings of
Just One Drop
Over the last several months, NCH has hosted screenings of
Just One Drop
in cities all over the U.S. In January, NCH will wrap up its tour with the final two screenings in

Chicago, Illinois
on Jan. 10 and in
Santa Fe, New Mexico
on Jan. 11.
Gift the Gift of an NCH Membership This Season
Do you know someone who is not an NCH member, but is interested in homeopathy? This season, consider giving the gift of an NCH membership to a friend, colleague, or family member. Your gift will include each of the incredibly educational NCH member benefits, including access to

, on paper or electronic delivery, and free webinars. Please send an email to
if you're interested in gifting an NCH membership.
NCH Service Awards
NCH is happy to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2018 NCH Homeopathic Service Awards. Award nominations will be reviewed and winners will be selected by the NCH Awards Committee. Winners will be announced at the 2018 Joint American Homeopathic Conference in Phoenix, AZ, April 6-8, 2018.
From our family to yours, Happy Holidays!

JAHC 2018 Registration & Housing Are Now Open!

Have you heard the exciting news? Registration and housing are open for the 13th Annual Joint American Homeopathic Conference! Make your plans to join the homeopathic community in Phoenix, Arizona this April.

The early bird registration rate offers up to $180 in savings!
Register before the early bird deadline of February 16, 2018.
New This Year: Consumer Night Event

“Healthy & Holistic Living: Integrating Homeopathy into a Healthy Lifestyle”
Saturday, April 7, 2018 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Tickets: $15 (included with full conference registration, but a separate option for consumers attending only the consumer night event)

Interested in Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities?

For questions regarding exhibits and sponsorship, please contact Christina DeRose, Industry Relations Associate, at ​

Homeopathy Today
Needs You!
Do you have an idea for an article you’d like to see in
Homeopathy Today
, the NCH’s quarterly magazine? We welcome your ideas! Are
you a practitioner with clinical experiences you’d like to share? Please share them! Are you a home prescriber with a story of healing to tell? Please tell it! Do you like to review research or the latest homeopathy books? Let us know!

Please write to
 and put
Homeopathy Today
in the subject line. Submit your article or your proposed topic, including a short description and a brief bio, and we will be happy to consider it.
NCH Board Member Publishes Article About Homeopathy in Response to Opioid Crisis
NCH board member, Loretta Butehorn, PhD, CCH, recently published an article entitled “Post–Acute Withdrawal Syndrome, Relapse Prevention, and Homeopathy” in 
Alternative and Complementary Therapies,
December 2017, 23(6): 228-230. 

This article details a protocol of using Nux vomica, a homeopathic medicine, with three cohorts in two substance abuse treatment settings, with data indicating a positive impact on both immediate symptoms and stabilization in treatment. 
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2018 Call for Committee Volunteers
Are you passionate about homeopathy? Would you like to contribute to the homeopathic community by using your time, talents and/or treasures to support the work we are doing? The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) now offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities where your energy and participation are highly needed and valued. We have created targeted committees and related projects that will allow you to engage throughout the year as your schedule permits. You can create your own volunteer experience based on your interests and availability.

Learn more about volunteer roles and how to get involved
Renew Your NCH Membership
An Interview on The Scientific Background of Current Homeopathy Debates
Read an interview
with Dr. Jens Behnke about the evidence for homeopathy, research methodology and the interpretation of data from clinical trials. 
The North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)
On January 15, 2018 at 8pm EST, the editor of NASH's journal,
The American Homeopath
, Deborah Hayes, CCH, RSHom(NA), will present a workshop on how to write an article to be published in the journal. This webinar is open to everyone. Please join Deborah by calling (712) 451-0011 and use access code 236398. Join via computer at

The North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)
is dedicated to promoting, representing and serving as the voice of all professional homeopaths in North America. NASH aims to develop and uphold the highest level of excellence in homeopathic practice while enhancing the role of the homeopathic profession as an integral part of health care delivery.
From the Council for Homeopathic Certification (CHC)
Announcing 2018 CHC Leadership
The Council Thanks Ann McKay for her Service

The Council thanks Ann McKay for her guidance and leadership after serving 3 consecutive terms, two as President. She leaves behind a legacy of achieving national accreditation status for the CCH credential. While she will continue her service on the Board of Directors as Past President, Ann is looking forward to spending more time with her family.
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From Homeopaths Without Borders (HWB)
What a busy, productive year it has been! In addition to providing clinical assistance to those in need in Haiti, HWB offered its first course in homeopathy to Haiti's professional medical community. Using our "Essential Curriculum for Learning Homeopathy" as the foundation, Lauren Fox, FNP-BC, CCH, recently taught the second session of the Fundamentals of Homeopathy course. The clinical sessions were a special highlight, with interesting cases and many success stories, and Lauren and the volunteers came home with glowing reports.
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ACHENA has recently revised its standards regarding the review of a school's financial resources, specifically, the requirement of a formal financial audit (Eligibility Standard Paragraph 5 and Accreditation Standard 12). An opportunity for public comment on this subject was open in September and October 2017. Submissions were received and considered and the changes outlined were voted on and passed unanimously during the commissioners meeting in October 2017.
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