Mental health

Sleep

Whether you're a new parent, university student or a performance athlete, you'll already know that sleep is essential for both your mental and physical health. 

The public is missing out on one night’s worth of sleep each week, according to the Royal Society for Public Health.

“We all have trouble sleeping occasionally – perhaps as a result of stress, something traumatic happening in our lives or as a side effect of another health condition or medication. Whether it’s temporary or something you’ve been living with for a while, it’s important to identify what might be causing your sleep disturbance so that you can take steps to help alleviate it. People are all different so a ‘one size fits all’ solution isn’t helpful. Our experts have contributed to this hub so that you can find what works for you.”

Dr Mark Winwood, Director of Psychological Services, AXA PPP healthcare

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