Hoarding Disorder (HD) is a mental health disorder where people have difficulty getting rid of possessions that are no longer useful, and efforts to get rid of the items and not new acquire items causes distress.
Simply collecting or owning lots of things does not mean someone has Hoarding Disorder. Learn more about what it means to have Hoarding Disorder, and what sets it apart from Clutter, Collecting, and Squalor
Save the date for the 5th Annual Hoarding Meeting, on July 6-9, 2017 in San Francisco. This meeting is an opportunity for professionals in the community — ranging from therapists to firefighters, housing inspectors, and other city officials — to learn how to most effectively and compassionately work with individuals with hoarding disorder. Professionals will hear from leading researchers and experts in the field and will walk away with new understanding and practical strategies for working with those affected by hoarding.
The Annual Hoarding Meeting is part of the IOCDF’s Annual OCD Conference, which provides critical information to individuals, families, and loved ones affected by OCD and related disorders — including hoarding disorder (HD) — with the goal of improving access to effective and compassionate treatment and care.
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From training and educational opportunities to networking, the IOCDF has much to offer the many professionals who work with those impacted by hoarding disorder (HD). Over the years we have built a strong community of knowledgeable mental health providers, community responders, Hoarding Task Force members, and researchers who are working with those affected by HD. By becoming a member of the IOCDF, you are joining a rich and complex community of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by hoarding.
Save the date for 2017 Hoarding Meeting on July 6-9, 2017 in San Francisco. Held as part of the IOCDF’s 24th Annual OCD Conference, the Annual Hoarding Meeting offers an opportunity for professionals — from therapists and social workers to firefighters and other public safety officials — to learn how to most effectively and compassionately work with individuals with HD. Professionals will hear from leading researchers and experts in the field, and will walk away with new understanding and practical strategies for working with those affected by HD.Learn More
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