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Sleepiness, Fatigue, or Depression? Mental Health Awareness Month Part 2

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Project Sleep believes that mental health and sleep health are closely intertwined. We are excited to share interesting connections between sleep and mental health. See Full Series“Why am I always so tired?”  When your energy feels off, it can be hard to know what’s wrong and what to do…

Project Sleep at SLEEP 2022 in Charlotte, NC!

Project Sleep will be at SLEEP 2022 in Charlotte, North Carolina, June 4th – 8th, 2022! Project Sleep will be involved in the following exciting sessions and activities: Narcolepsy & Pregnancy: Elevating patient and clinician voices to explore best practices and shared decision-making – Tuesday, June 7, 3:15-5:15pm ET Rise of the Patient Voice in…

Sleep and Emotion: Mental Health Awareness Month Part 1

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Project Sleep believes that mental health and sleep health are closely intertwined. We are excited to share interesting connections between sleep and mental health. See Full SeriesSleep and emotion are closely intertwined. It’s no surprise that sleep—or lack thereof—affects how we react to stimuli during the day. Multiple studies…

36 Members of Congress Co-Sign Bipartisan Sleep Letter

On April 25, 2022, an incredible 36 U.S. Representatives signed onto a bipartisan letter in support of sleep, sleep disorders, and sleep health disparities priorities. Given only several days to activate this spring, the incredible sleep community rallied quickly across the country. Your tremendous outreach to over 200 Congressional Offices on Capitol Hill resulted in…

Ana E. Lara: 2022 National Poetry Month Part 4

April is National Poetry Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight poets and poetry from our community throughout the month of April. Curated by Ana Lara. See Full SeriesMeet the Poet: Ana Elena Lara is an Arizona native, living in the Phoenix area with her husband and daughter. Her journey with narcolepsy started several years…

Ernest C. Knight: 2022 National Poetry Month Part 3

April is National Poetry Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight poets and poetry from our community throughout the month of April. Curated by Ana Lara. See Full SeriesMeet the Poet: Ernest C. Knight is a writer from Michigan living with narcolepsy. His writing consists of children’s books and essays, as well as article commentary.…

Urgent Action: Ask Your Representative to Support Sleep Health and Sleep Disorders

Your Voice Matters For the fourth year in a row, an official Congressional Sign On Letter will be sent to the Appropriations Committee asking them to prioritize support for sleep and sleep disorders research and awareness. To be effective, we need your Members of the U.S. House of Representatives to “sign on.” The more House…

Elizabeth Wilson: 2022 National Poetry Month Part 2

April is National Poetry Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight poets and poetry from our community throughout the month of April. Curated by Ana Lara. See Full SeriesMeet the Poet: Elizabeth Wilson is an aspiring tap dancer, chronic illness advocate, and Rising Voices of Narcolepsy speaker, living with type 1 narcolepsy in the North…

Matt Horsnell: 2022 National Poetry Month Part 1

April is National Poetry Month! Project Sleep is proud to highlight poets and poetry from our community throughout the month of April. Curated by Ana Lara. See Full SeriesMeet the Poet: Matthew Horsnell is a father of three living with type 1 narcolepsy (narcolepsy with cataplexy). With symptom onset beginning before age twelve, Matt searched…

Dr. Jade Wu: 2022 Women’s History Month Sleep Leaders Part 4

March is Women’s History Month! Project Sleep is proud to celebrate the vital role of women in the sleep community through a series of feature profiles. See Full SeriesGraphic by Eleanor Wales Meet Dr. Jade Wu! Dr. Jade Wu, PhD, is a board-certified behavioral sleep medicine (BSM) specialist and researcher at Duke University School of…