We compiled a list of resources you to help in your journey to sleep wellness.
Insomnia, anxiety and stress is known to affect your mental health and sleep. Reducing these factors can positively impact your sleep quality. At times however professional help is needed to re-set your sleep routine. Here is our list of professional bodies that focus on sleep.
Sleep Science Resources
Sleep Health Foundation
Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) is a non-profit organization that aims to improve people’s lives through better sleep. They achieve this by communicating the sleep health message to the community through media, social media, and website resources. They also collaborate with numerous key players to promote sleep health (such as patient groups, professional organizations, businesses, and researchers).
Sleep Disorders Australia
Sleep Disorders Australia (SDA) is a voluntary Not for Profit organisation that provides information and offers support and assistance to people and their families who are affected by sleep disorders throughout Australia. They also advocate for the needs of people with sleep disorders and raise awareness of sleep disorders and the significance they can have on the lives of those affected by them.
Australasian Sleep Association
The Australian Sleep Association (ASA) is the peak scientific body in AUS and NZ representing clinicians, scientists and researchers working in sleep health and sleep medicine. It promotes and provides education and training to members and the broader health community. ASA also fosters scientific research and establishes best-practice clinical guidelines.
Australia and New Zealand Sleep Science Association
Australia and New Zealand Sleep Science Association (ANZSSA) is the representative professional body for scientists, nurses and clinical physiologists working in the fields of sleep medicine and/or sleep research.
Mind Australia Service Information: 1300 286 463
Mind Australia focuses on the mental health of Australians with providing services to support people suffering from mental illnesses and only briefly explains about how mental health can affect sleep patterns but doesn’t provide much detail on how to help sleep well.
The Mesothelioma Center
Our vision is a world where everyone with mesothelioma has free access to information, services and support to overcome this disease and live longer, healthier lives alongside their loved ones.
Mesothelioma support groups can help build a sense of community and improve quality of life. Learn how to access mesothelioma support below.
Mental Health Resources Australia and New Zealand
Lifeline: 13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
We exist so that no person in Australia has to face their darkest moments alone.
We’re here to support your mental wellbeing. If the coronavirus pandemic or another issue is impacting your mental health, there are a number of options available.
Headspace: 1800 650 890 (9am-1am, 7 days a week)
There are many ways to access information and support about your mental health and wellbeing. Choose the way that best suits you.
MensLine Health: 1300 789 978 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anytime, anywhere.
National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080 (24 hours, 7 days a week).
Call this line if you are seeking information on coronavirus (COVID-19) or help with the COVIDSafe app. The line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand +61 9 623 4812
The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand is a charity that works towards creating a society free from discrimination, where all people enjoy positive mental health & wellbeing.
Mental Health information and resources for aging adults and the people who care for them.