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Nominations Open: 2019 NCH and Homeopathic Service Awards
 
 
The three homeopathic service awards are:
 
  • The Henry N. Williams Professional Service Award (established 1999)
  • The Martha Oelman Community Service Award (established 1999)
  • The Julian Winston NCH Service Award (established 2015)
 
Award nominations must be received by March 25, 2019. The NCH Awards Committee will review all submissions and select winners. Winners will be announced at the 2019 Joint American Homeopathic Conference in Baltimore, MD, June 28-30, 2019.
 
Board Election Results
 
The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) Board of Directors congratulate Christina Donka and Zelda Johnson on being elected to the NCH Board of Directors. They begin their three-year terms in June 2019 at the board meeting in Baltimore, held before the Joint American Homeopathic Conference.
 
 
 
Christina Donka
 
Zelda Johnson
 
 
Call for Webinar Presenters
 
Are you a homeopathic practitioner passionate about sharing your knowledge?
 
If you are, consider presenting an educational NCH webinar in 2019. As a presenter, you will be exposed to our member base of more than 2,500 consumers and practitioners.
 
We are excited to receive proposals on topics you consider valuable for the community. Click the button to read more about how to propose a topic of your own.
 
 
Call for Volunteers: Get Involved!
 
The NCH Education Committee is seeking a few volunteers to help create a beginner’s study guide. We have a study guide structure but need help developing specific remedy descriptions and sample case scenarios. If you’re a practitioner or serious student with experience in acute prescribing, and you have a few hours a month to work with us, please email Deb Dupnik or complete the online application by clicking the Volunteer button.
 
The NCH Public Policy Committee is seeking volunteers to help monitor legislation related to homeopathy, prepare NCH position statements, identify needs for education on the federal legislative process and monitor the introduction of healthcare legislation. This committee meets 4x a year via Zoom. Interested? Please email Deb Dupnik or complete the online application by clicking the Volunteer button.
 
 
 
 
Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy offers a four year professional training program, accredited by ACHENA and operating since 1995. With two years of classroom study and two years of clinical training, the program is focused on preparing students for successful practice. Distance students can participate in classes online during the first two years.
 
 
Boiron, the world leader in homeopathic medicines, is best known for its popular Arnicare® line of pain relievers and Oscillococcinum® flu reliever. Boiron maintains the highest standards in manufacturing, complying with U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations, the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States, and drug Good Manufacturing Practices.
 
 
 
Join us in Baltimore, MD as we dive into topics regarding Homeopathy and Brain Health, touching on Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Dementia, Alzheimer's, ADD/ADHD and much more!
 
Don’t Miss Your Chance to See Your Favorite Speakers!
 
This year, we will not be recording any of the sessions during the JAHC. Don’t miss your chance to learn from these skilled homeopaths in person! Join Kim Elia, Elizabeth Rice, Denise Straiges, Manfred & Christina Mueller, Todd Rowe and many more.
Continuing Education Credits
 
The JAHC has been approved for continuing education credits from the Accreditation Commission for Homeopathic Education in North America (ACHENA) and the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). New this year, we have also submitted to the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) for approval to award contact hours. Stay up to date on which sessions have been approved!
 
 
TxOptions Scholarship Program
 
TxOptions is proud to announce its 11th annual Joint American Homeopathic Conference Scholarship Program. In the past, students have enjoyed the opportunity to partner with the NCH, using its extensive resources and network in their lives and practice. This year, an equivalent of 10 three-day registration scholarships will be awarded to the applicants that fulfill the requirements and send in their application on or before April 18, 2019.
Looking to share homeopathy books?
 
Please bring a few new or used books that you no longer need to the JAHC 2019 for the Book Swap on Saturday night, before the awards reception. Meet other homeopaths while improving your library!
 
Donate your homeopathic books to those who are researching specific topics and to students who need them to start their personal collection. Join us for a beverage, talk and look at some interesting materials. Homeopathy books only please.
 
Rooms are going fast! Make your hotel reservation today
 
 
The 2019 JAHC will be held at the Hilton Baltimore, located by the famous Inner Harbor, a popular historic, cultural and business district and right next door to Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles play! Don’t miss your chance to be conveniently located to the JAHC 2019, where you will have many opportunities to network and connect with colleagues from across the country. Rates are only $159/night!
 
 
Interested in sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities?
 
NCH provides a number of sponsorship and exhibit opportunities to highlight your products and services while showing support for homeopathy in the US. Explore the 2019 Prospectus by clicking the button. Additional questions? Email Christina DeRose.
 
Join your favorite speakers for the #JAHC2019 Lunch & Learn webinar series!
 
Our speakers will be giving a "sneak peek" into what to expect and look forward to during their upcoming presentations, and will answer your questions during a Q&A. Don't forget to bring your questions and your lunch to this can't miss webinar series! Be sure to register for them all.
 
Join us immediately after JAHC to explore new avenues and latest advances with world-renowned homeopath, Rajan Sankaran. This two-day seminar explores The Three Dimensional Approach to Case Taking and Analysis.
 
Dr. Sankaran will share a variety of cases, illustrating how he uses multiple windows during case taking and analysis to choose the best remedy. His cases cover numerous pathologies, including autoimmune disease, as well as pediatric cases. Attendees will receive functional information to apply in their practices to improve consistency.
 
The Rajan Sankaran two-day Seminar has been approved for a total of 12.25 credits of Naturopathic continuing education by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians.
 
Homeopathy Awareness Week: Share your stories!
 
 
Join us April 10th – April 16th as we celebrate Homeopathy Awareness Week. We are looking for our community members to create short videos telling us how homeopathy has helped you. Record videos on your phone and send them to us at info@homeopathycenter.org. We will share your stories on our social media pages.
 
We proudly support the World Homeopathy Awareness Organization
April 10 – April 16, 2019 is World Homeopathic Awareness Week
 
World Homeopathic Awareness Week is held in celebration of all those who have healed with homeopathy, homeopaths and supporters share education and accessibility of homeopathy around the world, beginning on Dr. Samuel Hahnemann's birthday every year. This year's theme is Homeopathy for Digestive Disorders.
 
San Diego Homeopathy April 2019 Lectures
San Diego Homeopathy is hosting five lectures in April to celebrate World Homeopathy Awareness Week 2019.
 
 
 
World Homeopathy Day Conference &
Paul Winter Trio Benefit Concert
 
Date: April 10, 2019
 
Location: Thomas Jefferson University’s Connelly Auditorium, Dorrance Hamilton Building, 1001 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
 
 
Celebrate World Homeopathy Awareness Week by flooding the US with multiple screenings of Just One Drop in April 2019!
 
World Homeopathy Awareness Week is celebrated annually between April 10th and April 16th. You can help us create a national buzz about homeopathy! Here are 3 ways to get involved:
 
  1. Host a Screening in theaters with GATHR - and get paid! Learn More.
  2. Host a screening at a local library. Learn more.
  3. Host a community screening at a venue of your choosing. Learn more.
Lucy Vaughters
 
Lucy was the founder and director of the Seattle School of Homeopathy and is single-handedly responsible for doubling the number of certified homeopaths in Washington. She was an excellent homeopath and a wonderful teacher. She died unexpectedly on January 18th while swimming off the coast of Mexico on a vacation.
 
Lucy will be missed by the homeopathic community. The National Center honors her contributions to homeopathy and extends deepest condolences to her family, friends, students, colleagues, and everyone Lucy touched during her life and career.
 
Membership Renewal Reminder
 
If your membership expired in January or February 2019, there is still time to renew! Don't miss out on all of the benefits of NCH membership: please log in to the NCH website now to renew your membership (or you can send a check for renewal in the mail).
 
 
Another great NCH member benefit!
 
Thieme has offered NCH members up to a 25% discount to Homeopathy and Homeopathic Links journals. You can find these journals for purchase in the NCH Store. As an introduction to the journal, Thieme has offered two digital copies of a 2018 issue that is now located on our website under the Education tab. Please note, to view this journal you have to be an NCH member.
 
 
Attention students and educators...
 
NCH is dedicated to our nation’s future homeopaths and supporting students on the exhilarating journey to becoming a true healer. We have designed a Student Membership that fits a busy life on-the-go. And, at only $40 for the year, it’s sure to fit the student budget.
 
Current NCH Student Members can now receive a 50% discount on 3-Day, 2-Day & 1-Day registrations to join us at JAHC in Baltimore, MD, June 28-30, 2019 for the largest gathering of the American ​homeopathic community. On top of the already discounted early-bird pricing, this is a spectacular deal!
 
 
Lead or Join a Study Group!
We are working to revitalize our Affiliated Study Group program scheduled to launch later this year. Study groups offer an in-person, peer-to-peer learning experience in a person’s home, local library, church or business. At this time, there seem to be three
natural types of groups:

  • Beginner groups
  • Advanced groups
  • Practitioner groups
 
Participants find these in-person study groups educational and enjoyable while making strong connections with like-minded individuals in their communities. Interested in leading or participating in an NCH Affiliated Study Group? Please follow the link below to complete a short interest form.
 
Share your voice with the homeopathic community!
 
Whether you’re an experienced homeopathic professional or a relatively new home user, you most likely have some success stories, interesting cases, or unique observations to share. We are looking for articles about homeopathy to be included in a future issue of Homeopathy Today, the most widely-read homeopathy magazine in the US.
 
Send us your personal success stories, articles, cases, letters, book reviews, clinical observations, news items, interviews or other content our readers would enjoy.
 
 
 
Shelley Keneipp, MH, DiHom
 
Why is NCH membership important?

We are living in a time of costly and sometimes unnecessary medical procedures, while being prescribed high cost, sometimes ineffective and dangerous drugs. It is imperative that people are offered a viable, healthy, and effective modality. Many in this country do not even know what homeopathy is. We, as a homeopathic community, need to come together and educate the public about homeopathy’s holistic effectiveness, safety, and affordability.
 
 
Interested in being featured in our Member Spotlight?
Know a colleague that deserves a shout out? Let us know!
 
 
Periodontal Gum Surgery
 
NCH member Karen Heringer shares her personal journey with homeopathy, including her experience with two periodontal gum surgeries.
 
 
Do you have a memorable story about how homeopathy has impacted your life? We'd love to share it!
 
Join Us For Homeopathy On the Hill
Show Washington We Mean Business!
Homeopathy on the Hill is designed to bring supporters of homeopathy into direct contact with elected representatives and their staffs─either through face-to-face meetings in Washington or through phone appointments that you can do from home. The message we want to send to our U.S. representatives and senators is that homeopathy has a critical role to play in American health care and that access to it must be protected.
 
April 8 - April 10, 2019
Washington, DC
 
Can't Make It?
Writing your member of Congress will help us to succeed!
Visit this link for sample email language and information on how to connect with your representatives.
 
Even if you have sent previous emails or letters, it's important you reach out again by sending this one.
Citizen Petition Update
 
Listen to this webinar featuring Attorney Jim Turner who explains the legal strategy behind the Citizen Petition and provides an update on the current FDA situation.
 
Join Us: Comment on the HHS Report by March 28
Call to Comment: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force
 
The US Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a draft report on the state of treatments for pain management, Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations and invited public comment. Notably the report calls for individualized, patient-centered pain management and includes Complementary and Integrative Health approaches in its recommendations.
 
The NCH Public Policy and Advocacy Committee has reviewed and submitted extensive comments on the Report. We encourage you to submit your comments by March 28. Find out more, including how to submit comments, by clicking on the Learn How to Comment button.
 
 
Teeth Grinding in Sleep
 
Bruxism is a sleep disorder characterized by grinding and biting teeth with multifactorial etiology, resulting in deleterious effects on teeth, periodontium, and the temporomandibular joint. The present case report was drafted under the rules of CARE checklist. An 8-year-old male patient with sleep bruxism and associated symptoms received a combined homeopathic therapy of Phytolacca decandra 12c and Melissa officinalis 12c for 2 months. After this period of combined homeopathic therapy, the bruxism and associated symptoms completely disappeared. After 2 years of clinical follow-ups, the patient had no recurrences. The use of homeopathic therapy was successful and should be seen as an alternative to treat sleep bruxism and its associated symptoms in children.
 
“Homeopathic therapy for sleep bruxism in a child: Findings of a 2-year case report ,” Silva et al J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2017 Oct-Dec;35(4):381-383.
 
Dental Work
 
Thirty-two patients starting monotherapy with PD (Pulpa Dentis) for acute reversible pulpitis without visible or radiological abnormalities. PD was applied as 1-mL submucous injections into the mucobuccal fold, repeated daily as needed. Median pain duration was 14.0 days. The patients received a median of two PD applications (range 1-7). A total of 81% (n=26/32) of patients did not require invasive dental treatment.
 
“Pulpa dentis D30 for acute reversible pulpitis: A prospective cohort study in routine dental practice,” Hammre et al, Altern Ther Health Med. 2011 Jan-Feb;17(1):16-21.
 
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Facebook Fundraising: A Fun and Easy Way to Support NCH!
As a 501(c)(3) organization, the National Center relies on donations from individuals like you to be able to continue the hard work of educating and advocating for homeopathy.
 
Help us by setting up a Facebook fundraiser! It’s easy to do: just go to your Facebook profile and select the National Center for Homeopathy as the non-profit you would like to help.
 
To create a Facebook Fundraising campaign:
 
  1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your Facebook News Feed.
  2. Click Raise Money.
  3. Select Nonprofit/Charity.
  4. Select a charitable organization (National Center for Homeopathy), choose a cover photo and fill in the fundraiser details.
  5. Click Create.
 
 
Shop & Support
 
Did you know a portion of each purchase at the NCH Store goes directly to NCH to help us support education and advocacy?
 
 
Amazon Smile
 
Did you know that you can give back to NCH every time you shop on Amazon? Visit the link below and select NCH as your charity.
 
 
iGive
 
Please consider installing the iGive Button in your browser so we can earn free donations when you shop. Help NCH every time you shop online!
 
The stores make this possible because they want you to like them and shop at them over and over again. There are 1,913 socially-responsible stores helping to make donations happen. To learn more or sign up now, use the link below.
 
 
Hey, Google!
 
With Google Assistant, you can now donate to NCH by using just your voice. To donate, say:

  • “Hey Google, donate to charity.”
  • “Hey Google, donate to The National Center for Homeopathy.”
 
Donations will be routed through Network For Good. We hope the simplicity and convenience of donating with the Google Assistant will encourage you to give back to NCH!
 
Matching Gifts - Double Your Donation!
 
 
Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Some provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours. Most of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift!
 
Please check with your company to see if it offers a matching gift program that will match your gift to the National Center for Homeopathy.
 
If your employer requires an Employer Identification Number (EIN) (i.e., Federal Tax Identification Number), please use 54-0979010.
 
You may mail or email your completed matching gift form to:
NCH
1120 Route 73, Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
 
Leave a Lasting Legacy
 
Many of our supporters leave a gift to the National Center for Homeopathy in their wills or estate plans as a way to support and protect homeopathy for future generations. You can too!
 
What are the benefits of leaving a gift in your will?
 
  • Your gift costs you nothing now. You retain control of your assets during your lifetime.
  • You can change your mind or modify your gift if circumstances change.
  • Your gift can remain anonymous if you choose.
  • Your gift may provide tax savings or help reduce the tax burden for your heirs.
  • You can leave a gift in honor or memory of someone who inspired your love of homeopathy.
  • You will be remembered as someone whose legacy included protecting and advocating for homeopathy.
 
Tribute Gifts
 
Honor a loved one or friend, or thank your homeopathic provider for their dedication with a contribution to NCH in their name—perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions. Create a memorial to honor a lost loved one, friend or healthcare provider. Express your sympathy and respect for your loved one in a gift of remembrance. Give online or contact us at 856.437.4752 or info@homeopathycenter.org to make a tribute gift.
 
Planned Giving
 
Leave a legacy by contributing to the National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) through your will, insurance, or estate plan. Learn more.
 
Click on the logos below to read updates from our partners:
 
 
 
The California Homeopathic Medical Society
2019 Conference
Homeopathic Medicine in Accessible Mental Health Care
May 17th – 19th in Corte Madera, in the San Francisco Bay Area
 
 
Save the Date!
American Institute of Homeopathy
Dr. Farokh Master
"Mapping the Cancer Journey"
October 11-13, 2019
 
 
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