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

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! Our next […]

Free Virtual Patient Education Day for Teens and Young Adults

Our next webinar, which will focus on topics for teens and young adults, will take place on Saturday, July 11 at 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM […]

Connecting Children with Narcolepsy

Does your child have narcolepsy? Children, ages 8-13, who have been diagnosed with narcolepsy and their parent are invited to join us virtually for a time of […]

In Memoriam: William C. Dement, MD, PhD

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. William C. Dement. Dr. Dement was considered a pioneer in the field of Sleep Medicine […]

Apply Now to Become a 2020-2021 Youth Ambassador

Narcolepsy Network is now accepting applications for the Youth Ambassador Program (YA). This is a national program designed to train promising young members of Narcolepsy Network to […]

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

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