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 […]

2021 Annual In-Person Conference

We are pleased to announce that we are moving forward with the 2021 in-person Annual Conference in Philadelphia on October 1-3. In our conference survey, we asked […]

Spotlight: I Ran the NYC Marathon

Article originally appeared in Narcolepsy Network’s newsletter. By: James Messina, 2019 Member of #TeamNarcolepsy I finished the TCS New York City Marathon. I’m not a runner; I […]

Narcolepsy Network Health Care Access Focus Groups

Did you find the right doctor? Is your medication covered by insurance? Do you have any narcolepsy-related health care access issues? We want to learn about your experience! […]

Annual Conference Survey – We Need Your Feedback by May 21!

We are starting to plan our annual conference which will be held in October 2021. We want your feedback as we explore whether to hold it in-person […]

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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