Resource Guide for Narcolepsy

National Sleep Foundation

Address:
1522 K Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005

Phone:
1-202-347-3471

Internet address:
http://www.sleepfoundation.org

Description of services provided:
Here you’ll find brochures, newsletters, and reports on narcolepsy and other sleep disorders; a lengthy list of links to other websites with good information on sleep disorders; and an area called the NSF Community Sleep Awareness Partners (CSAP), where you can find information about sleep disorder specialists in your area.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Address:
NHLBI Health Information Center
Attention: Website
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20892-7920

Phone:
1-301-592-8573

Internet address:
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided:
NHLBI offers fact sheets on narcolepsy, other sleep disorders, and other heart, lung, and blood disorders. Look here also for information on current areas of research, clinical trials seeking subjects, meetings and conferences put on by the NHLBI, and for a link to a sister website, the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR).

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Address:
1 Westbrook Corporate Center, Ste. 920
Westchester, IL 60154

Phone:
1-708-492-0930

Internet address:
http://www.aasmnet.org

Description of services provided:
This group offers a variety of materials discussing narcolepsy and other sleep disorders, including a slide presentation about narcolepsy. If you need to find a sleep disorders specialist near you, their point-and-click map is a helpful tool.



Last reviewed February 2007 by Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, MS

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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