Wellness Wednesday: Adam Ruins Everything, except for sleepy teenagers

If teenagers these days are overwhelmingly sleepy, it's because we changed the schedule on them back in the 1970s

It turns out that sleepy teenagers may be a product of school administration decisions made back in the late-middle 20th century. American school districts are slowly returning to a more healthy, livable bell schedule, but not without resistance.

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[December 3, 2018 || truTV]

How School Start Times Affect Teens’ Sleep Patterns

“In the 1970’s, the student population grew higher than ever, and schools cut their costs in ways that directly disrupted students’ natural sleep patterns.”

Check out these 13 posts on adolescent sleep challenges previously appearing in SHC:

Have a question about the teens and divergent sleep habits? Reach out to us at sleepyheadcentral@gmail.com and we’ll try to answer it in an upcoming post!

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