SLEEP AND MENTAL HEALTH: CHICKEN, EGG, OR BOTH?

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Understanding sleep disturbance as a cause of mental health concerns instead of just a symptom should compel us to put it at the top of the list of treatment priorities.

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Re-learning How to Sleep

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A huge part of every parents’ job when their child is in treatment is to prepare for their return home. You’re a better parent (and employee, and friend, and everything) when you’re taking good care of yourself, so self-care is a critical part of that preparation. Sleep is at the core of self care; so now’s a great time to practice good sleep habits. Here are a few tips to help you take care of your main nighttime parenting responsibility: sleeping!

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The Sleep Deprived Teen

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Sleep deprivation among teens has become an epidemic in recent years and is being linked by researchers and mental health professionals to adolescent obesity, drug use, depression, school failure and even suicide.

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