Join Us in Our Awareness Campaign on Saturday 16 March 2019

Saturday 16 March 2019
Global Narcolepsy Awareness

Learn about a "Day For Narcolepsy Awareness Projects" and how you can help!

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Our Team

The 1st International Narcolepsy Bed Race in Dublin, Ireland.

YOU are our team members! This site is a clearing house for narcolepsy awareness raising activities. YOUR activities. Tell us what you do to spread the word and we will share it with the world.

Our History

Drs. Mark Patterson and Claudio Bassetti at the 7th International Symposium on Narcolepsy.

Our founder, Mark Patterson, MD, PhD, has been involved in all things narcolepsy since a close family member was diagnosed over 15 years ago. This project was developed from a perceived need to have a combined global effort to raise awareness. 

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Our Mission

Pediatric office staff have a pajama day to raise awareness about sleep disorders.

 Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological condition affecting approximately 1 in 2,000 people. The condition is often under-recognized by both the patients, their families, and health care providers.  Our mission is to raise narcolepsy awareness by sharing your stories and activities, wherever you live.

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Why Celebrate on 16 March 2019?

Several years ago, the World Sleep Society (WSW) designated the Friday before the Spring Vernal Equinox as 'World Sleep Day', a day which "aims to lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders".


In conjunction with the WSW we dedicated the following day to raise specific awareness about narcolepsy, a day for narcolepsy awareness projects, a Day4NAPs!


Next year's event will be celebrated on Saturday 15 March 2020.

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