Important Resources for Getting Organized and Improving Your Life.

Whether you’re trying to make your office more efficient, or are struggling with a more serious and chronic disorganization problem, here are some resources that will help.

Newsletter (and back issues)

Articles on organizing and hoarding

Web links

Hartford Hospital Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Compulsive Hoarding
What is compulsive hoarding? Compulsive hoarding is a common and potentially disabling problem, characterized by the accumulation of excessive clutter, to the point that parts of one’s home can no longer be used for their intended purpose.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association Attention Deficit Disorder Association is the world’s leading adult AD/HD Organization. ADDA is dedicated to providing information, resources and networking opportunities to adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) and the professionals who serve them.
Children of Hoarders Uncluttered Home The Adult Children of Hoarders(COH)
Children of Hoarders, Inc. believes that we can improve the lives of children from hoarded homes.Our Mission Statement describes how we can translate that vision into reality.Children of Hoarders will:

  • Raise awareness of the impact of hoarding on children, families and communities.
  • Provide educational materials and programs for children of hoarders, families and the community.
  • Increase access to practical support.
  • Advocate for public policies that effectively address the needs of children of hoarders.
  • Build reciprocal relationships with clinicians and key professionals.
Brain Injury Association BIAC sponsors approximately 30 Support Groups throughout Connecticut. All provide information, support, and encouragement to survivors and their loved ones. Click the link below to view a full listing of the support groups in Connecticut. Be sure to check back often for monthly updates. http://biact.homestead.com/index.html
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a national non-profit, tax-exempt organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.
LD online LD OnLine – WETA Public Television
The world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD.
Mental Health America Mental Health America (formerly known as the National Mental Health Association) is the country’s leading non-profit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.
National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families.
National Association of Professional Organizers National Association of Professional Organizers is the premier national association dedicated to the field of organizing. NAPO is The Organizing Authority.
National Association Professional Organizers  CT Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Professional organizers
National Institute of Mental Health National Institute of Mental Health is reducing the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior.
Institute for Challenging Disorganization “Our mission is to benefit people affected by chronic disorganization. The ICD explores, develops, and communicates information, organizing techniques, and solutions to professional organizers, related professionals, and the public.”
Obsessive Compulsive Foundation Obsessive Compulsive Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization composed of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, their families, friends, professionals and other concerned individuals.
Clutterers Anonymous We achieve this as individuals, groups, and a fellowship by practicing our 12 Steps of recovery and by being guided by our 12 Traditions. Each of them embodies a set of principles for living life effectively, inside and outside CLA. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop cluttering.

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