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Mission

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.

 

Goals

As the global voice for sleep health, National Sleep Foundation's priority goals are to ensure that:

  • Sleep is used as a vital sign of health by medical professionals and the public;
  • The biological sleep/wake process is common knowledge;
  • Workplaces, schools, homes and transportation infrastructures are designed to be sleep-friendly;
  • Sleep science is rapidly incorporated into products and services.

 

Board and Committees

The National Sleep Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors. NSF committees, councils, task forces and consensus panels each have unique responsibilities areas that address specific NSF goals.

 

Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation

The National Sleep Foundation publishes Sleep Health, a peer-reviewed journal related to sleep in population health from the social science perspective. The Journal serves as the foremost publication for manuscripts that advance the sleep health of all members of society.

 
 
 

Please note that the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) does not have the resources to respond to every inquiry sent to the organization. NSF does not staff full-time sleep health professionals nor does NSF provide medical advice. NSF does not endorse specific sleep therapeutics, therapies, products and services. Please refer to the vast array of information and resources about sleep on this website and sleep.org.

NSF encourages all individuals to make informed decisions about their health, safety and well-being by consulting with health professionals and other reputable sources before making significant lifestyle changes, including but not limited to alterations in sleep habits, diet and exercise. For sleep health questions, please contact a member sleep center.

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