Sleep Medications

Sleep promoting medications (sometimes called hypnotics) are listed below.

Benzodiazepines
Benzodiazepines are a group of medications used for treatment of anxiety disorders, seizure disorders, symptoms of catatonia, to promote sleep, and for several other purposes.
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melatonin/melatonin CR
is a medication used to promote sleep.
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trazodone (Desyrel®)
Is an antidepressant medication that is commonly used to promote sleep.
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zopiclone (Imovane®)
Is a medication used to promote sleep.
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BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.