Few teens are getting the nine hours of sleep per night that
researchers say they need. Lack of sleep can affect school
performance, moods, and behavior. Sleepy teens have more car
accidents, are more likely to be obese, and are more likely to be
depressed or anxious than kids who get enough sleep. Plus, sleep
is physically restorative, so teens that don’t get enough impact
their growth, hormones and metabolism.
Here are some tips to inspire a good night’s rest: