MH@H Books

Managing the Depression Puzzle by Ashley L. Peterson - book cover and tagline


Mental Health @ Home Books (MH@H Books) is the publishing imprint that’s associated with the Mental Health @ Home blog.  My name is Ashley L. Peterson, and I write books about mental illness aimed at both people who live with mental illness and those who want to support us.  

I do this by combining my knowledge and experience as a mental health nurse and former pharmacist, as well as my lived experience as a person living with depression.  MH@H books take the same pragmatic, cut-though-the-BS tone that you’ll find here on Mental Health @ Home.


Managing the Depression Puzzle

book cover: Managing the Depression Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together by Ashley L. Peterson


Managing The Depression Puzzle is my newest book, and is available on Amazon and other online retailers, as well as the MH@H Store.  As with my previous books, it combines professional knowledge with personal experience.  It takes a very holistic perspective on managing depression – holistic in the true sense, incorporating multiple medical and non-medical strategies to come at the illness from as many angles as possible.



Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis

book cover: Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis by Ashley L. Peterson

Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Understanding the DSM-5 is my second book and is now available on Amazon and other major retail sites as well as the MH@H Store.  It explains the diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5 in language that is accessible and easy to understand.

What really makes this book special is the first-hand narratives from contributors who live with a variety of psychiatric illnesses.  These really bring the diagnostic criteria to life, giving a well-rounded perspective on what each illness is actually like.


Psych Meds Made Simple

Psych Meds Made Simple by Ashley L Peterson book cover

Psych Meds Made Simple: How & Why They Do What They Do is available from Amazon and other major retailers and the MH@H Store.  Its aim is to make pharmacology accessible for people who are actually taking (or considering taking) psychiatric medications, in order to empower them to make informed decisions about their treatment.

This was my first book, and it has done remarkably well on Amazon, regularly ranking in the top 10 for sales in books on psychopharmacology.


A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing

A Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing from Mental Health @ Home 

Want to pick my brain when it comes to self-publishing?  The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Publishing mini e-book contains all the knowledge and tricks that I’ve picked up from self-publishing two books under my imprint MH@H Books.  It’s available on the Mental Health @ Home Store.     





Book covers from the Mental Health Series: Managing the Depression Puzzle, Making Sense of Psychiatric Diagnosis, and Psych Meds Made Simple


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