Friday, November 11, 2011

Town Tackles Growing Problem: Hoarding

To most of us, hoarding is an oddity. But it may not be a rare as you think. Some estimate that hoarding, a compulsion to hold onto and accumulate things, affects as many as 6 million Americans. 

One local community is taking a unique approach to helping hoarders and cleaning up their homes

"We've got doctors and lawyers who have hoarding issues. It's not just a poor person's problem," said mental health expert Rebecca Wolfe. "In our training, we learned it's actually more prevalent than Alzheimer's disease," she said..."  More

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