Las Vegas-based Central Recovery Press has acquired the assets of Mac Publishing, a publisher of materials of works on family systems add addictive disorders. The purchase involves nine books, seven audio seminars, and 19 instructional videos that have a print component.
Mac Publishing was founded to publish the works of Claudia Black who is co-owner of the company with Jack Fahey. CRP said it will rebrand all Mac Publishing material as The Claudia Black Library.
In addition to expanding the reach of Black’s books and related products through its distribution network, CRP will publish new books from Black and revise and update Mac’s backlist. In March, CRP will publish a new edition of Black’s A Hole in the Sidewalk, a workbook for people in recovery. A CRP spokesperson also noted that the company has signed a new book from Black on trauma and addiction to be released in January 2018.
The acquisition of the Mac assets will fit well with its own product line, said Stuart Smith, chairman of CRP. The company focuses on publishing materials that address addiction treatment and recovery across a range of topics. It has more than 100 books in print.