Hoarding Issue Affects First Responders


Fire chief Steve Goode wants to make people aware of the impact of hoarding – not only to an individual – but to emergency services personnel.

Goode said that the condition of compulsive hoarding is a pattern of behaviour characterized by the inability or unwillingness to discard a large quantity of items within a home.

“The behaviour itself is often severe because those that are hoarding do not identify it as an actual problem.”

Goode said hoarding brings distress and emotional health concerns.

His message to the public is that there are risks associated with hoarding.

[Click here to continue reading full article…]

wellington advertiser

via Wellington Advertiser



Tagged with:

About author

Newsfeed

Newsfeed articles are sourced and collected from third party news and blog sites. Clicking the continue reading links, if available, will open the full articles in external websites in a new browser window.

Related Articles