Family & Friends

Being the family member or friend of a hoarder can be challenging. It is difficult to know the right things to say and how best to help a loved one who experiences compulsive hoarding disorder. Know that you are not alone.  The resources below can help you help your family member or friend to make a positive, healthy change.


How to Talk to Someone with a Hoarding Problem

Do’s and Don’ts: When Talking to Someone with a Hoarding Problem

How to Help Someone with Hoarding

Who Needs to Be Involved

Children of Hoarders 

Safety and Health Issues Resulting from Hoarding