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Program/Course - to treat a mental health condition

Sleep Ninja®

About this service

Sleep Ninja® is a free, evidence-based smartphone app shown to be effective in helping young people improve their sleep quality and reduce depressive symptoms. Sleep Ninja teaches skills for better sleep habits based on cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I).

This service may help:

  • Young people learn about the importance and role of sleep
  • Young people identify any habits contributing to poor sleep
  • Teach strategies to change existing unhelpful sleep patterns

Service for

Anyone in need
Anyone in need



Age group

12 to 17 years




Service over multiple sessions (e.g. online course)



Therapy framework

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
A comprehensive body of evidence supports the effectiveness and suitability of Sleep Ninja as an intervention, including feasibility, acceptability and pilot studies and a randomised control trial.