• What is Hoarding Disorder?

    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

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  • Attend the 8th Annual Hoarding Meeting

    Part of the Annual OCD Conference

    July 31 – August 2, 2020 | Seattle, WA

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Learn More About Hoarding

Hoarding disorder (HD) affects 2–4% of people around the world — but there is hope. Learn more about HD treatment, research, and other resources that can help.

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Make a difference by becoming a member or donating to the IOCDF, and support our mission to help all individuals with hoarding disorder, OCD, and other related disorders, to live full and productive lives.


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.

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8th Annual Hoarding Meeting in Seattle, WA

Save the date for the 8th Annual Hoarding Meeting taking place July 30 – Aug 2, 2020 in Seattle, WA! Held as part of the IOCDF’s 27th 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.

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