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How to cope with sleep problems

Explains sleep and mental health, gives practical suggestions and information about where to get support.

Mind's services

  • Mind's helplines provide information and support by phone and email.
  • Local Minds offer face-to-face services across England and Wales. These services include talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side is our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association
Information and support for people affected by snoring and sleep apnoea.

Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L.) 

0800 132 737 (helpline)
81066 (text HELP plus your message)
Provides information and support for people experiencing a mental health problem in Wales.

Mental Health Foundation
Provides information about mental health problems, including personal stories, podcasts and videos.

Narcolepsy UK

0345 450 0394
Supports people with narcolepsy, their families, carers and others interested in improving their quality of life.

NHS Live Well
Advice, tips and tools to help with health and wellbeing.

Information about health problems and treatments, including details of local NHS services in England.

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Professional body for psychiatrists. Includes information about mental health problems and treatments.


116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]

Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).

The Sleep Apnoea Trust Association
Information and support for people who experience sleep apnoea, and their partners and families.

This information was published in May 2020.

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