HCI Books is jumping into the adult coloring book category, but aiming to set itself apart with a coloring book that can make a difference. Known for publishing Chicken Soup for the Soul, HCI is continuing the tradition of inspiration with Inkspirations for Recovery.
think our first adult coloring book targets an audience that may
benefit greatly from the stress-relieving and therapeutic qualities of
coloring – the recovery and addictions community,” says Publisher and
President, Peter Vegso.
"HCI was founded in the addictions and recovery business and more and
more has been returning to its roots and with conference and magazine
divisions that cater to addictions professionals, Inkspirations seems a
for Recovery features the talented illustrator and writer, Judy Clement Wall, as well as recovery icon, Rokelle Lerner,
Senior Clinical Advisor of Eric Clapton's treatment center, Crossroads
Centre Antigua and author of numerous bestselling books including Daily
Affirmations for Adult Children of Alcoholics.
thrilled to be associated with the first book in the Inkspirations line
and plan on incorporating the coloring books in my practice,” said
Lerner. "The effect coloring has on the brain is amazing for relieving
stress which is key in the healing process of anyone suffering from
I had a chance to review the book, and loved it. Honestly, it's not just appropriate for people in recovery from addiction, for people in all sorts of recovery - struggling with a mental illness, overcoming a physical illness, recovering from a bad relationship or other situation. The quotes on the pages encourage the reader-artist to be inspired, think positively, and continue to work on self-improvement.