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Got Stuff? A New Buried in Treasures Workshop begins August 22 in Greenfield

cardboard box over-filled with all sorts of everyday objectsExciting news for those struggling with problematic clutter! There’s a new self-help group starting in Greenfield on August 22. The Buried in Treasures Workshop is a 16-week supportive action group for those of us working to reduce our acquiring and saving. It is an evidence-based program that helps people understand and change their acquiring and keeping tendencies. It also teaches skills to empower individuals to make key lifestyle changes that lead to healthier and happier, less-cluttered living. There is no cost for joining the group, but you will need to purchase your own copy of Buried in Treasures, 2nd edition. Space is limited, so even if you miss applying for the group this time, please do be in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so you can be put on a waitlist for the next one.

The Buried in Treasures Workshop is a 16-week supportive action group for those of us working to reduce our acquiring and saving.

Additionally, the Western Mass Hoarding Disorder Resource Network is hosting a half-day free conference that is open to the community. There will be room for 100 attendees at this event. Registration isn’t required so get there early as entrance will be on a first come, first served basis. The event is September 7th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the UMass Amherst Campus Center, basement level. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. The conference will be highlighting recovery and hope for people with too much stuff. Join us to hear keynote speaker Beryl Singer’s story, “It Started with an Egg Cup,” and learn about recovery services in our area. This event, as well as the Buried in Treasures Workshop, is supported by ServiceNet and MassHousing.