Our Mission

Sleep Disorder Help and Aid - Our Mission

About Us

Project Sleep is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders.

Project Sleep’s Mission

Believing in the value of sleep, Project Sleep aims to improve public health by educating individuals about the importance of sleep health, sleep equity, and sleep disorders. Project Sleep educates and empowers individuals using events, campaigns, and programs to bring people together and talk about sleep as a pillar of health.

Why Sleep Health, Sleep Equity and Sleep Disorders?

We believe in bridging the gaps between sleep health, sleep equity and sleep disorders. All are urgent public health issues facing our nation and must be addressed simultaneously. 

Project Sleep’s Latest News

Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa Win the 2023 Breakthrough Prize

Dr. Emmanuel Mignot and Dr. Masashi Yanagisawa have won the 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering the cause of narcolepsy, a chronic neurological condition that impairs the brain’s ability to regulate the sleep-wake cycle. Each year, the Breakthrough Prize awards $15 million across five prizes to top researchers working in the fields of…
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Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: Pregnancy & Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy symptoms and treatment interact with conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding in complex ways. How do you decide what’s right for your family? Watch our “Pregnancy & Narcolepsy” episode of Narcolepsy Nerd Alert for an in-depth discussion including patient AND provider perspectives. Pregnancy & Narcolepsy Podcast Pregnancy & Narcolepsy Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd Alert toolkits accompany each…

WND 2021 Live Panel: Narcolepsy Around the World

We celebrated World Narcolepsy Day, Sept. 22, 2021 with an international broadcast, “Narcolepsy Around the World.” People living with narcolepsy joined us from Australia, China, Poland, Germany, Israel, Angola, and Brazil to share their stories and perspectives on awareness, diagnosis, treatment, and support. Narcolepsy Around the World Podcast Narcolepsy Around the World Toolkit Narcolepsy Nerd…

World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing: Meet Adriana in Bulgaria!

In celebration of World Narcolepsy Day (Sept 22), new Rising Voices storyteller Adriana Andreeva joined us from Sofia, Bulgaria on Sept 18 for Story Sharing! Adriana shared about her daughter’s narcolepsy diagnosis and becoming a patient advocacy leader in Bulgaria. Watch Video About Adriana: Adriana Andreeva lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria. Her daughter was…

Narcolepsy Nerd Alert: The Science of Narcolepsy

Science nerds, this one’s for you! Project Sleep and special guest Dr. Thomas Scammell, MD dove into the neurobiology of narcolepsy and type 1 v. type 2 v. idiopathic hypersomnia in our Narcolepsy Nerd Alert live event “The Science of Narcolepsy” on August 25th, 2021. The Science of Narcolepsy Podcast The Science of Narcolepsy Toolkit…