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New Narcolepsy Story: Meet Victoria

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series is back with a new storyteller: Victoria! On Sunday, October 25 at 8:00 p.m. ET, Victoria will share her narcolepsy story. Afterwards, we’ll host a live viewer Q&A. To join us live, simply head to Project Sleep’s Facebook page at 8pm (ET) this Sunday! If…

Watch: Isiah Thomas Raises Significant Narcolepsy Awareness

On World Narcolepsy Day, Sept. 22, 2020, basketball legend, Isiah Thomas raised awareness about narcolepsy during his appearance on NBA on TNT’s The Arena in advance of the NBA conference finals. WATCH HERE: Raising Narcolepsy Awareness In this clip, Isiah Thomas talks about his daughter’s experience living with narcolepsy and cataplexy (a form of muscle…

World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing Event: Grisel’s Story in Spanish

This September, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series is hosting special events leading up to World Narcolepsy Day on Sept. 22nd. We are thrilled to feature an event this Sunday in Spanish! (Para información en español, por favor, desplácese hacia abajo.) Join us for a special Spanish-language Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing…

Project Sleep Joins AASM to Support First-Ever Student Sleep Health Week

Sept. 14-20 observance to highlight importance of healthy sleep as students go back to school As students start school in unique circumstances this fall, this is a critical time to talk about sleep’s role in promoting learning, functioning and growth. Yet, more than half of American parents say their school-age children and teens are not…

New Sleep Health Disparities Policy Recommendations

Background: On June 8th, 2020, Project Sleep issued this statement standing firmly in solidarity with our Black community members and unequivocally condemning racism. We also made specific pledges including, “to highlight sleep research focused on race, racism, and sleep and health disparities, as well as advocate for more research in this area.” In furtherance of…

Project Sleep Co-Leads World Narcolepsy Day 2020

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2020 — Project Sleep, a national organization that aims to educate individuals about the importance of sleep health, announced today that it is one of the 26 organizations around the world to co-lead the second annual World Narcolepsy Day on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. World Narcolepsy Day is a powerful opportunity for the entire…

World Narcolepsy Day Story Sharing Event: Anne-Claude’s Presentation in French & English

This September, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series will host 3 special events leading up to World Narcolepsy Day on Sept. 22nd. Kicking off the month is Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker Anne-Claude Foucault, who will join us for two events to share her presentation—once in English and once in French! (informations en…

Watch Now: Healthcare Providers with Narcolepsy

What’s it like to be a healthcare provider living with narcolepsy? A physician’s assistant, an occupational therapist, and a student pursuing a Masters in Social Work talk about living with narcolepsy, a chronic neurological condition that is often misunderstood and under-recognized, even in the healthcare field. This video features: Kenya Gradnigo, (student pursing Masters in…

New Video: Nurses with Narcolepsy

Today, Project Sleep is proud to release “Nurses with Narcolepsy” — a new video resource featuring two nurses and one nursing student living with narcolepsy. This is part II of our new series highlighting healthcare professionals with narcolepsy during the unprecedented global pandemic. Watch Now This video features: Andrea Sutphin, RN Annie Embertson, RN Connor…

Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Stephanie

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Stephanie Manuli! This Sunday, August 23, Stephanie will share her narcolepsy journey through her full presentation. Afterwards, we’ll host a live viewer Q&A. To join us live, simply head to Project Sleep’s Facebook page…
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