I’m thrilled to share the narcolepsy public service announcement (PSA) created in collaboration with Honda. It was a huge honor to serve as a real voice and face of narcolepsy in this 30-second PSA, to air on TV in the next month. View here:
Project Sleep’s Press Release:
Bad Narcolepsy Joke Turns Honda into Awareness Partner
After putting the brakes on offensive ad, Honda works with narcolepsy community to produce PSA promoting awareness of the disorder
LOS ANGELES — Honda Motor Co. has released the public service announcement (PSA) below about narcolepsy, a neurological sleep disorder. This follows Honda’s removal of a commercial featuring an offensive stereotype about narcolepsy in June. After that debacle, Honda reached out to Julie Flygare, narcolepsy spokesperson and Founder of Project Sleep, to create a PSA that corrects misconceptions perpetuated by inaccurate portrayals of the disorder in the media. The 30-second PSA, which will air both on television and online, features Flygare describing the actual symptoms faced by the 3 million real people worldwide living with narcolepsy. Read more.
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