2019 Articles

Will Sleep Deprivation = Later School Start Times?

According to the CDC over 41 million American adults get 6 or less hours of sleep per night, causing concerns related to sleep deprivation. More alarming is the fact that only about 9% of teens get the recommended 8 ½ - 9 ¼ hours of sleep each night, leading to a myriad of chronic physiological, [...]

2020-01-14T12:02:54-05:00November 6th, 2019|

Why SBIRT Is Important

Screening is a critical tool that is used to promote a lifestyle change, to reduce the risk of a chronic disease, and to detect an illness early so that it can be treated effectively.1 Although screening has been used for mostly physical conditions, health professionals have seen screenings to be beneficial for mental health and [...]

2020-01-14T12:03:03-05:00September 13th, 2019|

The Reality of Social Media

Do you have an Instagram account or know somebody who does? Maybe you have Facebook, Twitter, or Snapchat? You may hear kids or teens say, “Do it for the gram!”, “How many likes did you get on that photo?”, “Did you see that tweet?”, or “Is this Insta-worthy?” [...]

2020-01-14T12:03:10-05:00April 18th, 2019|