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: