Media Center

The National Sleep Foundation's Press Room is the online resource for media to learn more about the NSF and our goal of promoting healthy sleep for all.  NSF works in partnership with leaders in the fields of sleep science and medicine to raise awareness of the importance of sleep, treatment for sleep problems and the consequences of sleep loss. 

The information below offers just a small snapshot of our recent media outreach and the information available from the National Sleep Foundation. For specific questions, please contact your local sleep expert. You may also contact media contact Tom Clifford at 703-243-9156 or

Sleep In AmericaTM Poll Results 

Every year, the National Sleep Foundation conducts a poll cataloging the state of sleep in America. Developed and implemented by statistical experts and released each March in conjunction with National Sleep Awareness Week, the Sleep in AmericaTM poll is one of the most anticipated yearly events in the sleep community.


Other Polls

From time to time, the National Sleep Foundation finds it useful to conduct other polls and research around topics related to but not expressly covered in the Sleep in AmericaTM poll. If you are interested in developing a poll in partnership with the NSF, please reach out to us directly. 

White Papers

From time to time, the National Sleep Foundation issues opinion reports or whitepapers on specific issues relating to sleep and sleep health. These official viewpoints are listed below. 


Recent Press Releases

Position Statements