There have been multiple studies in recent years on the benefits of regular sleep. That applies to all of us, but it’s particularly important for teens and young adults.
Sleep impacts the strength of our immune system, decreases the risk of accidents and improves academic and extracurricular performance. It also plays a big role in mood and mental well-being.
Experts say the optimal amount of sleep for teens is between 8.5 and 9.5 hours per night (not just on weekends!). Suffice to say that not many teens pull this off on a regular basis.
With that in mind, here are some articles on sleep worth reading and passing along to your student:
Wishing you and your family a restful night’s sleep!