EARLS is a non-profit, independent alliance of national patient organizations from various European countries which engages in activities that contribute to raising awareness of Restless Legs Syndrome.

EARLS raises important issues at a European level, issues which are common to all members. Our role as a European patient advocacy group is to promote:

  • Better and more rapid diagnosis
  • Appropriate treatment and care for people with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
  • Improvement of the quality of life of people with RLS and their families
  • Raise public awareness and understanding of RLS among the public, the medical profession and (inter)national policy and decision makers
  • Eliminating prejudice and misunderstanding about RLS
  • Ensure priority given to RLS by policy and decision makers
  • Coordinate/help the efforts of national RLS patient groups throughout Europe
  • Collaborate with the European Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group (EURLSSG)