Thursday, April 22, 2010

Chesterfield confronts psychological disorder of hoarding

By Sunni Blevins

A Council on Aging program in Chesterfield County this morning focused on helping hoarders. Hoarding is a psychological disorder from which more than 3 million Americans suffer.

Matt Paxton of the A&E television program "Hoarders" spoke about how it affects people and their families.

Cabell Hatchett with Clutter Cleaner says, "it's a major, almost epidemic, it's a problem."

You've seen it on TV, but might be surprised to learn hoarding is happening in your community.

Hatchett says, "people are clinging on to certain parts of their lives, and their stuff is their life."..." More & video