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Sleeping better

See how other people have managed to improve their sleep

The most common sleep problem is falling asleep. You might also struggle with staying asleep or waking very early in the morning. If you’ve been struggling with these problems for several months now, here are some small changes you can make that are proven to work.

Avoid having phones, computers or TVs in the bedroom, as they can be a distraction and deprive you of sleep.

Online courses


Sleepio is a digital sleep improvement programme based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT.) It’s clinically proven to help address the root causes of poor sleep and insomnia. 

Sleepio is structured into six 15 to 20 minute CBT sessions. 

You can use Sleepio on your web browser or download the Sleepio app for iOS and Android devices.

To access this course, you need to provide the first half of your postcode and an email address. 

Sign up for Sleepio

Contact your GP practice if:

  • you want to speak to someone about your mental health.

If you need urgent help you can phone 111 and choose the mental health option to speak to the mental health hub. In an emergency phone 999.

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