NETWORK: A & E / Lifetime
Compulsive hoarding is a serious mental disorder affecting millions of Americans and their friends and families. Unlike many disorders, hoarding afflicts nearly all populations: the rich, the poor, the young, the old, from doctors to stay-at-home moms, computer nerds to bohemian artists. This groundbreaking documentary series provides a fascinating look into the lives of people whose inability to part with their belongings has lead them to extreme personal crisis. Facing eviction, the loss of their children, jail time, or divorce, they are in desperate need of help. Each 60 minute episode captures the drama as mental health and organizational experts work to put each hoarder on the road to recovery. For some, throwing away even the tiniest thing -- a button, an empty box -- is truly an impossible task no matter the consequences. For others, professional help and an organizer's guidance give them the strength to recover.
BE ON HOARDERS
If you or someone you know is a compulsive hoarder who needs help, please go to our website: http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/hoarders/ for more information and to apply. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206.767.1804
Those chosen to appear in the series will be provided with a variety of professional services which may include, but are not limited to mental health support, professional organizers, and professional cleanup and/or junk removal services. They can also choose to participate in “after-care” to supplement the help provided on the show. This can include on-going counseling and/or professional organizing. Each case will be considered on an individual basis and services will be tailored to fit the individual’s needs.