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Recognizing Nurses with Narcolepsy for National Nurses Week

Every year, America celebrates National Nurses Week starting on May 6 and ending on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of modern nursing. The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to “recognize the critical contribution both professions make to global health.” These recognitions are…

Special Broadcast: Julie Flygare’s Narcolepsy Story & Book Reading Live

On Sunday, May 10th, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a rare online event and book reading with Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare! In this unique broadcast, Julie will share her journey—from wanting to push narcolepsy out of her life to finding self-acceptance, writing Wide Awake and Dreaming:…

Not Alone with Narcolepsy: Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Month

Today kicks off Mental Health Awareness Month and here at Project Sleep, we believe that mental health and sleep health are closely intertwined. We also believe that both mental health and sleep health are critical and underrated in our society. Living with Narcolepsy? You Are Not Alone. During challenging times, connection is more important than…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Writer Rachel Miyazaki

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained writer Rachel Miyazaki! On Sunday, May 3, Rachel read her pensive and witty essay, “The Awakening,” which felt particularly timely. Afterwards, we caught up with Rachel on how she’s been since publication and hosted a…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Lizzy Terry

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new speaker: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Lizzy Terry! This Sunday, April 26, Lizzy, a seasoned speaker who has presented to high school and college students across Indiana, will share her presentation and answer questions from live viewers. The Rising Voices…

Watch Now: Interview with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Narcolepsy Expert

On Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm ET, Emmanuel Mignot, M.D. Ph.D., Director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine spoke with Julie Flygare, J.D., President & CEO of Project Sleep, via Facebook Live for an timely discussion on narcolepsy research, immunology and treatment advancements. Watch VideoNow more than ever, it is…

Sleep In 2020 Makes Peace with Sleep

Project Sleep’s Sleep In 2020 (#SleepIn2020) was a shining example of how the sleep community stands together while apart. The sixth annual Sleep In event took place from March 13-15, 2020. Individuals participating in the Sleep In were challenged to stay in bed between 12-48 hours to raise awareness for sleep disorders and sleep health…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Matthew Horsnell

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new speaker: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Matthew Horsnell! This Sunday, April 19, Matthew shared his inspirational presentation and answered questions from live viewers. The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series invites viewers to gather online to watch a Rising Voices…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Brittany Matthews

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new speaker: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Brittany Matthews! This past Sunday, April 12, Brittany, who has presented her story for college students across the country, shared her presentation and answered questions from live viewers. The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Engineer Ebony Lay

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new speaker: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Ebony Lay! This past Sunday, April 5, Ebony shared her powerful presentation, followed by questions from live viewers. The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series invites viewers to gather online to watch a Rising…
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