Quality Sleep

We spend about a third of our life sleeping, yet many of us struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Quality sleep makes us feel rested and energized and can improve our health.

Sometimes, it can be hard to get quality sleep. A stressful day can keep us awake at night. Really stressful experiences can even rewire our brains, keep us too alert, and get in the way of a good night’s sleep. The good news is that there are ways we can improve our sleep and lower stress.

Check out the Stress Buster sleep strategies and see which ones might work best for you and the people you care about.

Read the Quality Sleep handout

Experiencing a crisis? See these crisis and safety resources.


Want tips and tools to help you get a better night’s sleep? Here are resources that provide articles, videos, and audio tools.

General Information


I can’t sleep right now. Help!

Want more information about sleep disorders?

  • Sleep disorders (Medline Plus, National Library of Medicine)
  • Sleep Problems and PTSD (US Department of Veterans Affairs)
  • If you are concerned you may have a sleep disorder, make an appointment with your primary care provider for further evaluation.

Free Apps that Support Healthy Sleep

For Caregivers and Families