Sleep is important for us all as it allows our bodies and minds to recharge for the upcoming day. Not being able to sleep regularly can badly impact your mental and physical health and increase levels of anxiety and depression.
Here you can find factsheets, tips and information, sleep diaries, organisations, videos, podcasts, apps and available services in Edinburgh which can help you get a better nights sleep.
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These factsheets will help you understand what can cause sleep problems and how to improve it.
Tips and information
Sleep relaxation techniques from Dreams (This is a commercial website)
Here are a couple of options for sleep diaries which you can download and fill out in your own time.
Organisations and services
Here is a list of UK wide organisations related to sleep:
If you are looking for local support, please go to our service directory to find out what services and projects are available to you.