Welcome to a world of sleep resources.
Sleep is essential for life and development. In our modern society, sleep can be limited or disrupted. This can have serious consequences at all ages and stages.
We are adding new resources to this page frequently, so please check back, or contact us if there's something that you need.
Improving your sleep
Please read our general guide to good sleep during COVID.
Often, teens may find it difficult to fall asleep. The Children's Sleep Charity has tips on how to improve your quality of sleep.
The MindMate website contains useful information on the importance of sleep and how to get a better night's sleep.
For information on how much sleep your child should be getting, or how to improve the quality of sleep for someone aged 0-18, visit the Sleep Health website.
You can work out how many hours of sleep you need by using the Sleep Calculator.
Test yourself- are you a morning lark or a night owl?
Sleep advice from The Source Website for young people
Please read our information on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect teenagers' sleep.
A collection of tips, activities and resources to help young people’s sleep, kindly shared by Dr Katie Lewis, Cardiff University, as part of NCMH.
Teen Sleep Hub - Top Tips - Delayed Sleep Phase
Teen Sleep Hub - Top Tips - Time
Teen Sleep Hub - Top Tips - Screen time, social media and peer pressure
Teen Sleep Hub - Top Tips - Lack of Routine
For more advice for young people on sleep, go to The Source website for young people in Suffolk
Sleeping with Science
What is sleep?
How caffeine and alcohol affects sleep
Sleep and improving your memory
Sleep and dementia
How sleep effects our emotions
Sleep and improving your immunity
How much sleep do I need?
Six tips for better sleep
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