Why Teens Need Their Sleep

The following presentation by Teen Mental Health explains just how important of a role sleep plays in the well-being of adolescents. As teens head back to school, it becomes even more difficult to ensure that they are getting the 8.5 to 9 hour of sleep per night that is recommended by doctors. However, this slideshow contains some helpful advice and tips for creating an environment for your teen which is conducive to a healthy sleep pattern: