Sleep

Children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health also often struggle with their sleep. Indeed disrupted or altered sleep has been associated with most psychiatric disorders (Gregory & Sadeh, 2016). Although a range of sleep difficulties can co-occur with mental health problems, a common difficulty is insomnia. As such this guidance will primarily focus on difficulties with getting to sleep and staying asleep.

  • ‘Service offer and access to local services’ Jenni Willbourn and Dr Kate Friedman

    Jenni Willbourn and Dr. Kate Friedman talk sharing follow-up of the excellent work ongoing in Greater Manchester following the traumatic Manchester Arena event. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

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  • Sleep

    Children and adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health also often struggle with their sleep. Indeed disrupted or altered sleep has been associated with most psychiatric disorders (Gregory & Sadeh, 2016). Although a range of sleep difficulties can co-occur with mental health problems, a common difficulty is insomnia. As such this guidance will primarily focus on difficulties with getting to sleep and staying asleep.

    Read more