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NOURISHING THE ADDICTIVE PERSON

NOURISHING THE ADDICTIVE PERSON

PRESENTED BY | Cheyenne Brown, CH . . . April 17, 2020, Friday | 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm   I WAS ADDICTED TO FILLING A VOID WITHIN MYSELFWITH THINGS OTHER THAN MY OWN LOVE — YUNG PUEBLO What is addiction? Latin word Addicere: “to deliver, award; devote, consecrate, sacrifice. A state of being (self)-addicted” to a habit, pursuit. Addictus evolved in the Middle and Late Roman Republic to the notion of enslavement, the verb addict meant simply ‘to attach.’ Addiction can be described as any time we crave something we know we...

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Herbal First Aid

Herbal First Aid

PRESENTED BY | Corine Lightner, CH . . . Creating a homemade first aid kit using safe, healing herbs can be simple and affordable. April 26, 2020, Sunday | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Join CSCH Student Clinical Herbalist and Nutritionist, Corine Lightner, on April 26th, for her Herbal First Aid class. This class will combine foundational medicine making techniques with basic first aid care and essential first aid herbs. May this class empower you to utilize our powerful plant allies! [The content of this blogs does not necessarily represent or...

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Herbal Smokes and Smudges

Herbal Smokes and Smudges

PRESENTED BY | Katie Thompson, CH . . . Explore the History and Medicinal Uses of Smoking and Smudging April 4th, 2020, Saturday | 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Humans have been burning plants for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. Join us as we explore the history, ethicacy, and medicinal values of plants when exposed to fire. Fire + Smoke Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material that releases heat, light, smoke and various reactions. This course will focus on the medicinal and historical uses of burning plants. Smudging Cleansing an area...

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Evergreen Center Clinic

Evergreen Center Clinic

    ABOUT THE CLINIC | The Evergreen Center Clinic provides holistic wellness consultations to the general public. We work with herbs, nutrition and lifestyle changes to educate and empower our clients to take charge of their own health. Each clinician at the Evergreen Center is a Certified Herbalist with at least 910 classroom hours in nutrition, herbalism, and related topics. MORE INFORMATION Seeing A Clinician | The Process Clinician Bios | 2019-2020 All cases are reviewed by senior faculty for additional safety. Our...

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Seeing a Clinician at the Evergreen Center

Seeing a Clinician at the Evergreen Center

CSCH Offers To The Public A Supervised Student Clinic   he Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism offers a supervised student clinic, open to the public. This year, 16 of our amazing clinical students are seeing clients. People in the Lafayette area are getting to know us after our move into the neighborhood, and we’ve been spreading the word about the sliding scale services we provide.   With that in mind, we’re republishing a wonderful piece written by Sheila Luna, our previous clinic manager, on what we do here in the...

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A Botanical Approach To Eating Disorders

A Botanical Approach To Eating Disorders

March 10th, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Barrett Hartley, CH… While Eating Disorder is extremely common in our society, education, and discussion on the topic can be infrequent. is designed to change that dialogue and dissolve any shame regarding disordered eating. The three most common types of eating disorders: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating. Each of these physiological conditions has its own unique patterns and presents itself differently in each individual. Definitions – descriptions –...

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Empower, Educate, and Breakdown the Stigma: Approaches to Addiction

Empower, Educate, and Breakdown the Stigma: Approaches to Addiction

 March 3rd, 2020 | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Chelsea Hynson, CH . . . In the US, while the prevalence of addiction continues to increase, resources and tools for recovery have not. Private rehab programs are high cost and even for those who can afford them, often the results are mixed.  Community groups and public rehabilitation centers are more accessible but the majority of them follow the 12-step program, a model whose effectiveness is controversial, and which does not resonate with many non-religious participants....

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Discover Your Aromatic Allies

Discover Your Aromatic Allies

A Vitalist Approach to Methods and Applications for the Seasons February 29, 2020 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm  PRESENTED BY | Kathryn Delaney, a CCA, CCN, CN Leap into Spring by learning about aromatic allies as natural therapeutics. Essential Oils have only recently become more popular and widely available to the public despite having a rich history in botanical medicine. You may be familiar with essential oils, but do you know of the many methods and applications to use them throughout the seasons? Kathryn Delaney, a Certified Clinical...

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Medicinal Plants: Their Uses, History, & Lore

Medicinal Plants: Their Uses, History, & Lore

PRESENTED BY | Lara Holland, CH . . . Lore is defined as “a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth.” This passage of information has historically been referred to as storytelling. February 25, 2020, Tuesday | 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Lore is defined as “a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth.” This passage of information has historically been...

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GUT FEELINGS: Herbal and Vital Therapeutics to Support the Microbiome

GUT FEELINGS: Herbal and Vital Therapeutics to Support the Microbiome

February 14th, 2020, Friday • 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm PRESENTED BY | Christine Olanio, CCH and Holistic Nutritionist Inside each of us lies an ecosystem of complexity that supports our existence and well-being. Each of us hosts a hospitable environment for millions of diverse bacteria, both beneficial and pathogenic. Without them, we wouldn’t be here. We would never have developed properly functioning immune systems, or absorbed nutrients from our food, or been able to fight off pathogenic bacteria that would’ve loved to call our...

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