What is Wake Up Narcolepsy?

Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to driving Narcolepsy awareness, education and research towards improved treatments and a cure.

New Page for Physicians & HCPs!

Designed to support professionals in providing optimal care for individuals with Narcolepsy

Wake Up Narcolepsy’s 15th Anniversary Video!

Narcolepsy by the Numbers


Narcolepsy affects 1 in every 2,000 Americans and 3 million people worldwide.


It is estimated that up to 50% of patients with Narcolepsy may be undiagnosed.


Typical onset of Narcolepsy is between the ages of 10 and 20 years old, but can occur in early childhood.


On average, patients have 6 physician visits before receiving a Narcolepsy diagnosis.

Online Support Groups

Free, online support groups worldwide for people with Narcolepsy and their families.

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Brown Bag Webinars

Register for our upcoming online webinars and view our previous ones.

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National Summit

This one-day summit is for people with Narcolepsy, their families, educators, clinicians and researchers.

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Clinical Trials

Patient engagement in clinical trials help find new ways to treat individuals with Narcolepsy.

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Annual Family Weekend

Children & Teens with Narcolepsy can meet others experiencing the same symptoms and challenges.

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Join Our Team

Do you share our passion for advocating on behalf of those with Narcolepsy?

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What’s New?

Finding a Cure Quicker, Stronger Together.

Partnering with our community, sleep centers, and experts, we drive funding initiatives towards a deeper understanding of Narcolepsy, better treatment options and ultimately a cure.