Long-time Bay Area mental health organization confronts stigma of hoarding, calls for advocacy at UC Berkeley conference

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For most people, interaction with individuals that exhibit hoarding behaviors has been limited to the extreme cases shown on documentary television series such as TLC’s “Hoarding: Buried Alive” or A&E’s “Hoarders.” “Dr. Phil” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” series that are enjoyed for their melodrama, have also featured similar cases
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Editors’ Note: Mar. 11

This week, The Weekender brings a feature interview with the organizers of the International Conference on Hoarding and Cluttering, which is set to take place March 22-23 — hosted for the first time at the UC Berkeley ASUC Student Union. Staff writer Alex Jiménez spoke with the associate director of
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