Category: Society & Politics

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

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

New Release: Radical Transformational Leadership

About the Book Monica Sharma describes how we can source our inner capacities and wisdom to manifest change that embodies universal values such as dignity, compassion, fairness, and courage. Drawing on more than twenty years of work for the United Nations and elsewhere, she presents a radical new approach to transformational leadership, one that creates …continue

New Release: These Wilds Beyond Our Fences

About the Book Tackling some of the world’s most profound questions through the intimate lens of fatherhood, Bayo Akomolafe embarks on a journey of discovery as he maps the contours of the spaces between himself and his three-year-old daughter, Alethea. In a narrative that manages to be both intricate and unguarded, he discovers that something …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Regretting Motherhood

I still remember the day when my colleague brought the manuscript for Regretting Motherhood to our acquisitions meeting. There were the usual ten of us gathered in our conference room, representing all parts of our team, from acquisitions to editorial, production to sales. What we’re looking for in those meetings are books possessing an elusive …continue