for better mental health

How to cope with sleep problems

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

This page is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).

Mind's services

  • Helplines – our Infolines provide information and support by phone, email and text.
  • Local Minds – provide face-to-face services across England and Wales. These might be talking therapies, peer support and advocacy.
  • Side by Side – our supportive online community for anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Other organisations

British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association

britishsnoring.co.uk
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)
callhelpline.org.uk
Provides information and support for people experiencing a mental health problem in Wales.

Mental Health Foundation

mentalhealth.org.uk
Provides information about mental health problems, including personal stories, podcasts and videos.

Narcolepsy UK

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

NHS Live Well

nhs.uk/livewell
Advice, tips and tools to help with health and wellbeing.

NHS UK

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

Royal College of Psychiatrists

rcpsych.ac.uk
Professional body for psychiatrists. Includes information about mental health problems and treatments.

Samaritans

116 123 (freephone)
[email protected]
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
samaritans.org

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

sleep-apnoea-trust.org
Information and support for people who experience sleep apnoea, and their partners and families.

This information was published in May 2020. We will revise it in 2023.

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