Narcolepsy Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with narcolepsy and related sleep disorders. Our mission is to provide services to educate, advocate, support and improve awareness of this neurological sleep disorder.

Latest News & Events

Let Your Voice Be Heard About Your Healthcare

As Congress debates major healthcare legislation, this is an important opportunity for people with narcolepsy (PWNs) to make our voices heard. Many of us would be struggling […]

Rare Artist Contest

The EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases is accepting submissions for the ninth annual Rare Artist contest. This contest, which celebrates the unique talents of the rare disease community, is […]

Discontinuing Message Boards

We will be discontinuing the message boards on this website. After Friday, July 14, 2017, the message boards will no longer be accessible. We apologize to those […]

Your Support Group on Meetup

Narcolepsy Network has created a centralized website for narcolepsy support groups on Meetup.com that can be found here. What is Meetup? It is software built specifically to […]

Run for #TeamNarcolepsy

Have you ever wanted to run a marathon? Do you have narcolepsy, or know someone who does? Have you always wanted to do something big to support […]

Other News & Events

What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a medical disorder that impacts 1 in approximately 2,000 people in the United States of America. The disease is a sleep disorder, involving irregular patterns in Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep and significant disruptions of the normal sleep/wake cycle. While the cause of narcolepsy is not completely understood, current research points to a combination of genetic and environmental factors that influence the immune system. Read More