Category: Psychology & Personal Growth

Excerpt: Apples and Oranges

Apples and Oranges An excerpt from We’ve Been Too Patient by L. D. GREEN When I was 16, I went on a mental trip. I was convinced that if I ate oranges, everyone would know I liked girls. But if I chose an apple instead, I would land only in boys’ beds. But this wasn’t …continue

Excerpt: The Intersection of Mental Health, Communities of Color, and Suicide

The Intersection of Mental Health, Communities of Color, and Suicide BY KELECHI UBOZOH Excerpted from We’ve Been Too Patient: Voices from Radical Mental Health–Stories and Research Challenging the Biomedical Model Recently, I was invited to Sacramento to address the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission’s public hearing on suicide prevention. This oversight body makes …continue

Excerpt: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

For Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re sharing an exclusive excerpt from one of our best-selling and most beloved books ever, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Dr. Gabor Maté. Based on Maté’s decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with addicted populations in Vancouver, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Changed in a Flash

  One of the challenges of publishing books that question conventional wisdom is that conventional methods for determining their validity are not wholly sufficient. After all, conventional wisdom would never evolve if brave voices (and brave publishers) didn’t take chances on positions that at first blush seemed unlikely, unusual, or even unfathomable. As Einstein famously …continue

Letter from the Publisher

Sometimes book publishing feels like bottling a wild spirit so that it can run free again. The author has surely been on an odyssey before they meet us, from believing in their calling to clocking the mad pursuit into their daily life to breaking through writers’ block and bouts of self-doubt. And once the book …continue

International Women’s Day Sneak Peek: Empowered Boundaries

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2018 I sat down with NAB Acquisitions Manager Alison Knowles to talk about one of our much anticipated Fall 2018 titles, Empowered Boundaries: Speaking Truth, Setting Boundaries, and Inspiring Social Change, by Cristien Storm (on sale: September 18, 2018). The book offers an invaluable resource on boundary-setting practices for …continue