Insomnia in Teens

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Teenagers can get insomnia too. This page looks at why teens experience insomnia and how to treat it. While this resource is written for the guardians of teens, the information is appropriate for teens as well.

“What are some signs of insomnia in teens? They may be tired during the day and nod off in class or when they’re driving. They may find it hard to stay alert in class, or they may be moody and irritable. They may struggle to get out of bed on time on school days or sleep late on weekends.”