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Mental Health and Wellness Resources: Sleep

Student Services counsellors are available to support you in Room 211 in the Main Campus 9am-5pm Monday to Friday, and 9:30am-5pm on Saturday. This guide also offers online resources and information to help you learn about and support your mental health

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Goodnight Mind

Written by two psychologists who specialize in sleep disorders, the book contains helpful exercises and insights into how you can better manage your thoughts at bedtime, and finally get some sleep.

The Insomnia Workbook for Teens

Based on the most current sleep science and evidence-based cognitive and behavioral interventions to improve sleep, this title helps teens change their sleep habits so that they can feel more alert and ready to face life's challenges.

Sleep and You

A practical guide to the latest scientific information on how and why you can sleep better and improve your wellbeing.

Enjoy Great Sleep

Simple and effective advice that will help readers take control of their sleep patterns and problems and make sure they get all the high-quality shut-eye they need.

The mystery of sleep : why a good night's rest is vital to a better, healthier life

Kryger s comprehensive text is a much-needed bedside resource for insomniacs, those who can't stay awake, and the simply curious. Uniquely wide ranging, this is part scientific history and part handbook of sleep and the disorders that affect it.

Overcoming Insomnia : a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Approach, Workbook

The Overcoming Insomnia treatment program uses evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) methods to correct poor sleep habits. CBT has been proven in multiple studies to improve sleep by reducing time spent in bed before sleep onset, reducing time spent awake after first sleep onset, and increasing the quality and efficiency of sleep.

Print Books

Nothing Much Happens

Based on the popular podcast, soothing stories to carry you off to deep, restful sleep. The stories in Nothing Much Happens explore and expose small sweet moments of joy and relaxation.

Why We Sleep

A groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.

The Secret Life of Sleep 

Kat Duff brings insights from her own life, from the latest in sleep science, the paintings of Salvidor Dali, the musings of Michel de Montaigne, and wisdom and rituals from around the world and the past to paint a fascinating picture of a world that is both the most intimate and the most secret to us: sleep.

Sleep Deprivation and Its Consequences

What is sleep? Why do we need it? What causes sleep deprivation and how can it be avoided? What are its tragic results? This book answers these and other questions by using a readable blend of real-life accounts, easy-to-understand statistics, scientific data, and practical suggestions.

Tools and Resources

COVID-19 Support

COVID-19 Support and Resources 

Collected information, resources, and links to free virtual counselling, phone support, and other tools to help you handle this new kind of normal.