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.

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Join Us for Our Next Virtual Support Group Meeting

Since we are not allowed to meet in person, we wanted to find a way to still “meet” as a support group. Everyone is welcome! We will […]

Support Us on #GivingTuesday

This year has been one to remember! While many of us are still struggling to find a new normal, we are proud of the programs we have […]

Snowmobiling for Narcolepsy

Snowmobile Narcolepsy Fundraiser

Mindfulness Meditation Program Study

If you have been diagnosed with narcolepsy and struggle with depression or anxiety, you may qualify for a study. The Behavioral Sleep Medicine Lab at Northwestern is […]

Virtual Mini-Conferences

We will be hosting five virtual mini-conferences to cover the topics that were planned for the in-person conference. Our second Virtual Mini-Conference will be held on December […]

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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