Consumer Information

Despite the fact that we spend such a large proportion of our lives asleep and its importance to our health, well being and safety, the nature of sleep and the disorders that affect it are not well understood by our community.

The information given here deals with a number of important issues affecting sleep.

Information Library - The Sleep Health Foundation

Tips and facts about sleep - The Sleep Health Foundation

Useful Links

Healthy Sleep - The Harvard Medical School

Self Help Groups

Latest News

  • Lack of sleep creates false memories

    25th Jul 14

    Next time you're arguing black and blue with someone who is assuring you you're wrong, consider how much sleep you've been getting.

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  • Interrupted Sleep Can Be As Harmful As No Sleep

    10th Jul 14

    A new study, published in the journal Sleep Medicine, explains why interrupted sleep can be as physically detrimental as no sleep at all.

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  • To cry or not to cry

    1st Jul 14

    Interesting sleep related information from associated professional group [Australian Psychological Society]. Dr Sarah Blunden reviews the current evidence and practice of managing behavioural sleep issues and crying in infants and discusses the pro/con of the available interventions.

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