The Children's Sleep Charity 'Teen Sleep pilot project' was funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and provided support direct in schools and Sleep Champion training for professionals. In this video, Students from Sirius who took part in the project wrote and performed a short drama piece about Sleep deprivation.
Parents place a great deal of emphasis on teaching youngsters about healthy eating and exercise but yet fail to educate about the importance of a good night’s sleep. Sleep problems can be a very serious issue and lack of sleep has been linked to obesity, depression and impaired learning. Read more here.
NHS choices have a variety of sleep advice for teenagers
'Sleep problems in childhood and adolescence: for parents, carers and anyone who works with young people' is published by the Royal Society of Psychiatrists, and looks at the reasons behind why some children and young people have sleep problems. It offers some practical advice on how to deal with sleep problems, plus information about teenagers and sleep and has an interesting story about Jason, a teenager with diabetes.