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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

Other Narcolepsy Resources

American Sleep Association
(708) 492-0930

National Sleep Foundation
1010 N. Glebe Road
Suite 310
Arlington, VA 22201

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

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

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

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on August 21, 2014

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