By Connie Greshner
Foreword by Theresa Therriault
A therapist's story of complex trauma and her remarkable journey to recovery.
When Connie Greshner was eight years old, her father walked into a bar in Ponoka, Alberta, and shot her mother. So began a young life defined by trauma. From Catholic boarding school in Kansas to the ... Read more
Edited by Lenore Rowntree & Andrew Boden
Foreword by Gabor Mate
A revised and updated edition of a collection of personal essays that illuminate what life is like for those who live with mental illness, and how it impacts their family members.
More than 4 million Canadians and 57 million Americans suffer from a diagnosable mental illness, ... Read more
By Annette Kussin
How do we make sense of our relationships -- successes and failures, preferences and challenges, past and present. And after we make sense of them all -- what do we do to increase the successes that we are striving to attain. In It's Attachment, Kussin offers us a comprehensive ... Read more
Mental health and Human Rights in Palestine
By Wasseeem el Serraj
Foreword by Ruchama Marton & Yasser Abu Jamal
This is a biography of the life of Dr Eyad El Sarraj, Gaza's pioneering psychiatrist and founder of the Gaza Community Mental Healthcare Programme, written by his son, Wasseem El Sarraj. It is also a history of Palestine with a focus on Gaza. Eyad's life was intimately intertwined ... Read more
Out of the Blue
By Jan Wong
Out of the Blue is the surreal, wrenching, sometimes hilarious, and ultimately triumphant story of one woman’s struggle to come to terms with depression.
At the height of her career in journalism, Jan Wong’s world came crashing down. A story she wrote on a school shooting ... Read more
Sleep is Now a Foreign Country
By Mike Barnes
A poet recounts his experience with madness and explores the relationship between apprehension and imagination.
In the summer of 1977, standing on a roadside somewhere between Dachau and Munich, twenty-two-year-old Mike Barnes experienced the dawning of the psychic break he’d ... Read more