Research shows that teens are dangerously sleep deprived, showing that 60 percent of children under 18 years of age suffer from being tired during the day. As many as 15 percent of these children fall asleep in the classroom at school.
Sleep is not an option, but rather a necessity for good health. Sleep can be thought of as food for the brain. When teens are sleep deprived, it affects their academic achievement, social behavior, and their overall health.