Does Your Teen Get Enough Sleep? Video Report

The teen years are full of challenges. School, new relationships and sleep. Yes, getting enough sleep is a challenge for teens.

Sleep is essential — and teens require 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night. However, most teens get less than that.

Dr. Lisa Cottrell, a psychologist and sleep disorder expert at Aurora Behavioral Health Center Grafton, shares her thoughts about teens, sleep and how school start times can affect teen sleep patterns.Lisa-cottrell-video

Not enough sleep can result in learning and concentration problems along with weight control issues and the risks of drowsy driving.

Learn more in our video report.

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Lisa M. Cottrell, PHD is a psychologist at Aurora Behavioral Health Center in Grafton, WI.

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