"Don't take these everyday, only when you need them".

"Don't take these everyday, only when you need them".

19 Jan 2020 12:00 AMRosemary Clancy

The inadvertent trigger for a powerful reward schedule that turns careful sleep medication use into longterm insomnia.

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What Insomnia feels like

What Insomnia feels like

22 Aug 2019 6:29 PMRosemary Clancy

The night and day preoccupation with poor sleep and tiredness, and trying to resolve it, sets up a frustrating struggle that is the awful truth of insomnia: the harder you try to make sleep work, the worse it gets.

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Sleep Deprivation vs Insomnia: how Aviation Organisations can help

30 Jun 2019 8:20 PMRosemary Clancy

With the best will in the world aviation organisations can structure rosters to safeguard employees' opportunity to sleep. But this can't of itself prevent insomnia & fatigue affecting employees.

Sleep deprivation is ability to sleep but not enough opportunity to sleep. Insomnia is enough opportunity to sleep but seemingly lost ability to sleep.

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Let Sleep Happen's Submission to the Federal Parliament Sleep Health Awareness Inquiry

Let Sleep Happen's Submission to the Federal Parliament Sleep Health Awareness Inquiry

15 Mar 2019 12:00 AMRosemary Clancy

LetSleepHappen submitted sleep medication accidental overdose data to the Australian Federal Sleep Health Awareness Inquiry on 11/2/19. Investigating the psychology of accidental overdose is crucial given the hundreds of Australians unknowingly combining lethal levels of prescription sedatives every year, in a bid to sleep and quell anxiety or chronic pain.

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