What To Do If You Are Concerned You Might Have a Sleep Problem
Meet with your primary care provider. They can do a careful evaluation of your specific sleep concerns and recommend strategies to improve your sleep.
Learn about sleep hygiene and keep a sleep diary. Sleep hygiene refers to setting up a sleep schedule, routine and environment to improve your chances for better sleep. A sleep diary helps to track when you go to sleep, how long you sleep and how well you sleep. The mobile app, CBT-I Coach, has information and a sleep diary.
Educate yourself on different aspects of sleep. The podcast, “A Better Night’s Sleep” is a set of interviews with experts on all topics related to sleep such as sleepwalking, nightmares, parasomnias, etc.
A Better Nights Sleep Podcast
Episodic podcast covering topics to help you sleep better at night.
Better Sleep App
A personalized sleep experience for more restful nights and wakeful days. iPhone / Android app featuring calming sounds, meditations and music.
Improve Your Sleep Guide
This is a comprehensive guide to help Veterans navigate their own struggles with insomnia and improve their sleep.