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Below a list of resources for those interested in learning more about coping with and managing hoarding tendencies, extreme clutter, and chronic disorganization.

Hoarders TV Show

Visit the Independent Movie Database profile for Geralin Thomas if you’re interested in watching specific episodes of A&E TV’s Emmy-nominated show, Hoarders, featuring Geralin working collaboratively with a team of professional organizers.  An additional option for viewing episodes can be found here A&E website.

Films

  • My Mother’s Garden An award-winning film that documents a 61-year-old woman’s daily life as a hoarder, filmed by her daughter, director Cynthia Lester.
  • Packrat by Kris Montag
  • Possessed by Martin Hampton. Enters the complicated world of four people with hoarding disorder.
  • Stuffed by Arwen Curry and Cerissa Tanner. This film dispels the stereotype that all “packrats” are isolated, elderly derelicts.
  • The Story of Stuff An animated documentary about the life-cycle of material goods written and narrated by Annie Leonard. Note: critics consider the documentary to contain incorrect and misleading information and/or to be politically partisan.
  • Wasteland in Brazil A story about the world’s largest trash city.

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Books

From Hoarding to Hope - Details

From Hoarding to Hope: Understanding People Who Hoard and How to Help Them

142 pages; English. ISBN: 1506148352


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Online Support Groups

  • Children of Hoarders: A group for/to support those who grew up in a hoarding environment and/or currently have a relative with hoarding disorder. Many resources, online videos, shared stories, etc.
  • Squalor Survivors: Stories, photos, tools, community forums and chats, resources, and information for people who know someone with hoarding disorder.

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From Hoarding to Hope. Understanding People Who Hoard and How to Help Them

From Hoarding to Hope - Details

From Hoarding to Hope: Understanding People Who Hoard and How to Help Them

142 pages; English. ISBN: 1506148352