Sleep Issues

Veterans Find Solutions for Better Sleep

Veterans describe sleep problems such as being unable to get a full night’s rest, having nightmares, and waking up shouting or sweating. Trouble sleeping affected other aspects of their lives too. Reaching out for support helped them find treatment options that improved their sleep and overall health.

Check the VA page on Sleep Issues for complete descriptions and understand, with answers to questions like “What can it mean if I have trouble sleeping?” and “What can I do about it?”

See also:
VA Insomnia Coach Mobile App
VA Path to Better Sleep Course
Hints for Encouraging Healthy Sleep (VA Whole Health)

Non-VA Local Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Please feel free to use the check sheets Before, During and After the Medical Appointment and Choosing a Medical Service Provider to help you in your search for the best help for your individual circumstances.

In addition, there may be other federal, state and local government or private resources for your individual needs.

VA, Government, and Organization Help

Know A Vet? presents this information and these national resource directories, not as a recommendation of any specific service or provider, but as a starting point for your own research.

Clicking here will bring you to a database of other VA services you can locate by zip code.

Please also check out our page on Filing Claims. We recommend that you do NOT file claims on your own.  If you do not file exactly the way the VA looks for information, it can take literally years for your claim to go back and forth before approval or denial.

The other resources listed, such as your local Veterans Service Office  (names vary by county), VSO counselor, VFW, etc., will help you determine what you are eligible for and file correctly for results in as little as a few weeks.

  • Type “Sleep Issues” in the search box at Find Help.org to find free or low-cost professional help.
  • The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has a locator for local help with a wide variety of sleep issues.
  • SleepDisorders.com has a locator for local help with a wide variety of sleep issues.
  • HealthGrade provides listings of doctors all over the country by specialty.
  • Web MD has information on a variety of specialties and how/where to find the best for each condition.

Learn More – Get More

Learn more about what it feels like to live your best life. Go to our Self Help page to explore other issues that can bring you “All The Way Home.”

Also, check out the Claims and Appeals topic to maximize compensation and benefits for yourself AND your loved ones.

It’s your turn to get your best life back! You EARNED it with your service!