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Q&A: Sleep And Mental Health

Sleep has the power to reset your body and mind. It is also one of the most important and influential parts of our health and wellbeing. In this Q&A, Dr Moira Junge answers your questions about sleep, how to improve it, how much sleep children and teenagers need, and how sleep plays in your mental and physical wellbeing.


-Why sleep is so vital to wellbeing

-Does the time you sleep matter

-Caffeine's impact on sleep

-How to get a better night's rest

-The importance of sleep at different ages

-How sleep affects mental health

About Moira Junge

Dr Moira Junge is the first CEO of the Sleep Health Foundation and the Australian Sleep and Alertness Consortium Director. Moira is a Health Psychologist with over 20 years of experience in clinical practice, research and workplace wellbeing consulting. Through her work, Dr Moira aims to help everyone perfect their sleep schedule to ensure they get consistently good night's rest to further improve overall well-being.


Additional Resources:

Children's Resources (sleephealthfoundation.org.au)

Sleep Health Foundation Fact Sheets