Getting a good night's sleep helps you stay healthy. Learn the secrets to sleeping soundly.

The One You Merton health advisors can give you advice and support on sleeping better.

Free one-to-one support from a local health advisor

Available 5 days a week, 9am – 5pm

020 8973 3545

Sleep and you

A good quality sleep will help you feel refreshed. The amount of sleep that you need depends on what is happening in your life. Good-quality sleep is important for your health and wellbeing, helping you to de-stress, concentrate during the day and learn new things.

Frequent poor-quality sleep can have effect your health, putting you at risk of developing serious medical conditions and can affect your body, thoughts, emotions and behaviour.

Get your own personalised ‘Mind plan’ on our Every Mind Matters page

Tools to assess your mood and sleep

The following self-assessment tools from NHS Choices will analyse your sleep and mood and provide helpful advice.

Sleep self-assessment

Are you having trouble sleeping? Take this short assessment, get a sleep score and get some practical tips and advice on what to do next. In association with Sleepio, the online CBT programme designed to help sleep problems.

Mood self-assessment

We can all feel low, anxious or panicky from time to time. Check your mood using this simple questionnaire and get advice on what might help.