Teen Sleep Challenges – A Message to Parents, by Dr. Michael DeSanctis PhD, LP, ABPP, DBSM

Teen Sleep Challenges – A Message to Parents, by Dr. Michael DeSanctis PhD, LP, ABPP, DBSM

Sleep problems abound in our society. Among teenagers, there are many threats to a good night’s sleep and risks created that can spill over into the community at large. According to information from the Minnesota Sleep Society, sleep helps to govern the way we think, react and behave. Proper sleep, meaning 9-10 hours per night for adolescents, with sufficient opportunities for deep sleep and dream sleep, cleanses the brain. According to Dr. Matthew Walker, in his 2017 volume Why We Sleep, deep sleep periods reflect an internal pruning process in our neural networks that clarifies our ability to think clearly

Covid 19 office document template

Covid 19 office document template

You are welcome to copy and use this template – MHConcierge. We are carefully monitoring information about COVID 19, or the Corona Virus, in Minnesota. We understand that there is a lot of anxiety and confusion about the virus. While it is not yet established in our community, it is evident that there is a risk of this that we all must consider. Here is what we are doing to minimize risk in our office We ask that if you are ill with any potential COVID 19 (or flu) symptoms (coughing, sneezing, runny nose and fever)  or have been exposed to someone