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    Narcolepsy Resources

    Left untreated, narcolepsy may be devastating both psychologically and socially. However, with proper management and treatment, people with narcolepsy usually lead meaningful and productive personal and professional lives.

    If you are diagnosed with narcolepsy, consider joining a support group. By becoming a member of a support group, you'll get emotional support from people who are having similar problems. This will alleviate isolation and the feeling that you are the only one with this condition.

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    The Narcolepsy Network can help locate a support group in your area.

    Narcolepsy Network Inc.
    129 Waterwheel Lane
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    (888) 292-6522
    NarNet@narcolepsynetwork.org
    www.narcolepsynetwork.org

    Other Narcolepsy Resources

    American Sleep Association
    (708) 492-0930

    www.sleepassociation.org

    National Sleep Foundation
    1010 N. Glebe Road
    Suite 310
    Arlington, VA 22201
    nsf@sleepfoundation.org

    www.sleepfoundation.org

    National Center for Sleep Disorders Research
    National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
    PO Box 30105
    Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
    (301) 592-8573

    www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/org/ncsdr

    Narcolepsy Institute
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th Street
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 920-6799

    www.narcolepsyinstitute.org

    Wake Up Narcolepsy
    PO Box 60293
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (978) 751-3693

    www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on August 21, 2014

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