Tips on how to get the Zs you need for optimal performance.
These resources contain information to help you sleep better.
Organizations & Programs
Organizations and Programs dedicated to helping you maximize your sleep
Developing Healthy Sleeping Habits While Deployed
Getting ample, quality sleep while deployed is hard to do. Real Warriors gives information and tips on how to develop good sleep habits while deployed.
Provides general information on getting adequate sleep.
American Psychological Association: Sleep
Lack of sleep can lead to impairments in decision-making and can increase the likelihood of accidents. The APA presents psychological information, news, and tips related to sleep.
Tips from the University of Michigan’s Depression Center on improving your sleep.
National Sleep Foundation
NSF provides sleep facts, discussion forums, and basic information to help you better understand the importance of sleep and the benefits of good sleep habits and recognize signs of sleep problems.
OSOK Recharge Module
Learn about how lack of sleep directly relates to your performance and get some tips on how to optimize your sleep using 10 tips in this One Shot, One Kill (OSOK) presentation. For more OSOK program materials, click here.
Basic sleep information and guidelines
Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Harvard University Medical School’s Division of Sleep Medicine provides science-based information on sleep and tips on getting the sleep you need.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Basic sleep information provided by WRAMC.
Sleep Management (2007) [PDF]
This sleep guidance by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research informs unit sleep plans.
Assessments and tools to help you improve sleep habits
Afterdeployment.com provides an assessment that helps you determine how well you’re sleeping.
Sleep Better Now: 5 Weeks to Improving Your Sleep With Dr. Greg Jacobs
Free CD you can order from Military OneSource for strategies on improving your sleep.