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The importance of sleep


Sleep is an important part of our well-being and can impact on our emotions, ability to function and ability to cope. It is quite common for children, adolescents and adults to experience some difficulties in sleeping from time to time. To support you and your family, you may find the following resources useful:

The Children’s Sleep Charity – A national award winning charity based in Doncaster which provides a range of leaflets and support for parents and professionals.

Unravel – Coronavirus and the importance of sleep for positive mental health.

Great Ormond StSleep hygiene 

Young Minds – Information about common sleep problems, with links to a parent helpline.

NHS Moodzone Audio – Dr Chris Williams explains what you can do to give yourself the best chance of a good night’s sleep – Suitable for adults although much of the advice is appropriate for children.

10 tips to beat insomnia

NHS promoted apps to support good sleep

How to sleep well checklist

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