Idiopathic Hypersomnia Story: Meet Christina

I never knew how much I needed my family and friends’ social support until I had it.

— Christina Brundage, RVN Speaker

Our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live broadcast series continued on February 6th, 2022 with new storyteller Christina Brundage! Christina shared her idiopathic hypersomnia story and passion for advocacy and social support.

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About Christina:

Christina Brundage is a student at the University of South Carolina Beaufort, where she is majoring in public health. Christina was diagnosed with idiopathic hypersomnia at age 24 and is now working towards removing the stigma of sleep disorders. As a trained speaker with Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy, she will share her story from learning of her diagnosis to working with patient advocacy organizations to raise awareness of rare disorders and help others in their advocacy journeys.

What is the Story Sharing Series?

The Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series invites viewers to gather online to watch a Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker or writer present their story live via Project Sleep’s Facebook page.

About Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Speakers:

To improve public understanding of narcolepsy and other sleep disorders, Project Sleep’s Rising Voices of Narcolepsy program trains people with sleep disorders to share their stories through public speaking and writing with local communities, healthcare providers, news outlets, blogs and beyond. Combining the power of real-life stories with expert communication strategies, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speakers and writers are effectively raising awareness and reducing stigma for all those facing sleep disorders.

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