Sleep is vital to our mental and physical health. These links are to help you understand the importance of sleep, and some useful advice on how to sleep well.

Understanding sleep: why we need it and how you can get a good night’s rest

Read: Discover your Bounce Blog: the importance of sleep and tips on getting better sleep

Podcasts: BBC The Infinite Monkey Cage with Brian Cox and Robin Ince – Science of Sleep.

Books: Available at Waterstones. For example: Dr. Guy Meadows. The Sleep Book: How to Sleep Well Every Night

The NHS website also has some useful advice on sleep here.

Mind Charity talks about the importance of sleep on our mental health here.

Most importantly, always speak to your GP in the first instance about any health concerns.