El Paso Sleep Center Link Resources

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine is the leader in setting standards and promoting excellence in sleep medicine health care, education and research.


www.aasmnet.org

National Sleep Foundation

Alerting the public, healthcare providers and policymakers to the life-and-death importance of adequate sleep is central to the mission of NSF. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for Americans who suffer from sleep problems and disorders. This means helping everyone better understand the importance of sleep and the benefits of good sleep habits, and recognizing the signs of sleep problems so that they can be properly diagnosed and treated.

www.sleepfoundation.org

SleepEducation.com

This Web site is designed to be a valuable tool for patients and members of the public who are seeking dependable information related to sleep, sleep disorders, treatments and services. Although the processes of sleep and its workings in the body are quite complex, the goal of this site is to present accurate, scientific information in a concise manner that is easy to understand.

www.sleepeducation.com

Associated Professional Sleep Societies

The Associated Professional Sleep Societies' (APSS) is a joint venture of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society.

www.apss.org

American Sleep Apnea Association

The ASAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder.

www.sleepapnea.org



American Psychiatric Association

APA is also a resource for mental health information and news. Through the Web sites www.psych.org, www.healthyminds.org, and www.parentsmedguide.org, physicians, health care professionals and the public can access up-to-date information on individual and family mental health needs. APA also publishes its “Let’s Talk Facts” brochure series to offer factual, science-based information on a variety of mental disorders. The brochures are free for the general public and can be purchased by health care providers, health care and academic institutions and business and corporations that seek to improve consumer understanding of mental health disorders.

Main Page: www.psych.org
Healthy Minds: www.healthyminds.org
ParentsMedGuide: www.parentsmedguide.org

FamilyDoctor.org

This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students.

www.familydoctor.org

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