National Sleep Foundation Mission and Goals

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy. Founded in 1990, the NSF is committed to advancing excellence in sleep health theory, research, and practice.

MISSION

The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.

GOALS

As the global voice for sleep health, National Sleep Foundation’s priority goals are to ensure that:

  • Sleep is used as a vital sign of health by medical professionals and the public;
  • The biological sleep/wake process is common knowledge;
  • Workplaces, schools, homes, and transportation infrastructures are designed to be sleep-friendly; and
  • Sleep science is rapidly incorporated into products and services.