Advocacy

Your experience makes a difference.

Project Sleep is passionate about educating decision-makers and advancing progress through public policy and advocacy efforts. By elevating the voices of individuals facing sleep-related issues and leveraging policy expertise, we are helping to improve outcomes for people across America. 

Important opportunities arise throughout the year, the best way to get involved is to sign up for our e-updates.

Guiding Principles

Advancing Sleep Research

Project Sleep advocates for robust federal research funding to elucidate the underlying mechanisms of sleep and to develop novel treatments, early detection tools, and prevention strategies for people living with sleep-related conditions. Likewise, we support federal data collection and survey efforts to better understand population-wide sleep trends.

Accelerating Treatment Options

People with sleep-related conditions need a seat at the table throughout the clinical research process. This is why Project Sleep is passionate about bringing the perspectives and priorities of people living with sleep disorders and their loved ones into clinical research.

Ensuring Access to Healthcare

Access to healthcare providers, services and treatments is essential to improve outcomes for all those living with sleep-related conditions. Project Sleep supports policies that improve access to healthcare resources, including comprehensive, affordable, and non-discriminatory health insurance.

Furthering Education, Awareness and Training

Project Sleep supports policies that increase sleep health and sleep disorders education, awareness and training opportunities.

Raise Your Voice

The sleep community has made advancements, but we need your help! Your experience plays a powerful role in helping decision-makers understand the real-life ramifications of sleep conditions and sleep loss across America. Sign up for our e-updates to take action. 

Project Sleep Advocacy Latest News

Congress Recognizes World Narcolepsy Day – September 22nd

Project Sleep is thrilled to share that Congress recognized World Narcolepsy Day with this statement from Congressman Adam Schiff in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, Sept. 20th, in advance of the inaugural World Narcolepsy Day on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. RECOGNIZING WORLD NARCOLEPSY DAY ______ HON. ADAM B. SCHIFF of California in the…

This Summer: Speak to Your Senators About Sleep

This summer is a critical time to get involved in sleep advocacy! By visiting your Senators’ local offices this August, you will reach your Senators before they return to Capitol Hill in September to make key decisions that will impact the future of sleep research and awareness.   On July 18, 2019, the Sleep Research…

Meet Your Legislators this Summer to Advocate for Sleep

Join us for an important webinar on July 18th to advance sleep research and awareness.  Friends in the U.S.: Your Members of Congress will be home this August to hear from their constituents (that’s YOU)! By visiting their local offices, you will open your representatives’ eyes to sleep’s insidious but powerful impact on daily living…

House Committee Approves Legislation Supporting Sleep Community Priorities

Advocacy Update Last week, the House Appropriations Committee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) advanced a key bill that would provide important funding for sleep research and education projects in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The bill includes a total of $41.1 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an…
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