The National Sleep Foundation's Press Room is the online resource 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 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The 2014 poll topic will be released in early March, 2014.
- 2013 Exercise and Sleep
- 2012 Bedroom poll
- 2012 Transportation Workers’ Sleep
- 2011 Technology Use and Sleep
- 2010 Sleep and Ethnicity
- 2009 Health and Safety
- 2008 Sleep, Performance and the Workplace
- 2007 Women and Sleep
- 2006 Teens and Sleep
- 2005 Adult Sleep Habits and Styles
- 2004 Children and Sleep
- 2003 Sleep and Aging
- 2002 Adult Sleep Habits
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.
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
- National Sleep Foundation Launches New Sleep Disordered Breathing Anatomical Model™
- National Sleep Foundation 2013 International Bedroom Poll First to Explore Sleep Differences among Six Countries
- National Sleep Foundation and Krames StayWell Team Up to Educate Patients on the Importance of Sleep
- New Resource For Those Who Can't Sleep
- National Sleep Foundation Names New Leadership
- National Sleep Foundation Launches Free Sleep Disorders Online Resource Guide for Primary Care
- Comprehensive Website Provides Hope and Resources for Individuals with Chronic Circadian Rhythm Disorder
- National Sleep Foundation Poll Finds Exercise Key to Good Sleep
- Exercise and Sleep poll results to be released March 4
- When Sleepiness Interferes With Your Life, It's Time to Get Answers
- Press Releases: 2013
- Press Releases: 2012
- Press Releases: 2011
- Press Releases: 2010
- Press Releases: 2009
- Press Releases: 2008
The National Sleep Foundation recognizes that there are many reputable sources of information about sleep health, disorders and safety. We recommend the following as endorsed sources of information:
- National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR), National Institutes of Health
- Guide to Selected Publicly Available Sleep-Related Data Resources, NCSDR, National Institutes of Health
- Sleep Disorders Research Plan, NCSDR, National Institutes of Health
- Global Surveillance, Prevent and Control of Chronic Respiratory Diseases: A Comprehensive Approach, World Health Organization
- Sleep Disorders and Sleep Deprivation: An Unmet Public Health Problem, Institute of Medicine