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NHS: Sleep tips for teenagers


A minimum of eight to nine hours’ good sleep on school nights is recommended for teens. Don't have a mobile, tablet, TV or computer in the bedroom, as the light from the screen interferes with sleep. A music system is preferable. Plus loads more tips....


Healthy sleep for Teenagers

Teens are young adults, but they don’t yet sleep like adults. Epidemiologic studies suggest that most function best with at least nine hours of nightly sleep–yet few sleep that much. Nearly 90 percent of high school students don’t get enough sleep on school nights. This is unfortunate, as teens often have intense physical and mental demands that require adequate sleep

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