Sleep and the Adolescent Brain

Sleep and the Adolescent Brain

More than 85 percent of adolescents are getting fewer than the recommended 8 1/2 to 9 1/2 hours of sleep according to the National Sleep Foundation, resulting in a generation of chronically sleep-deprived teens who are more at risk for suicide, driving accidents, depression, bad grades, obesity, drinking and drug use.

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Youth Advisory Council Events

The Coalition's Youth Advisory Council has provided wonderful programs through the years. Click below to learn about their events on distracted driving, relationships, drugs and alcohol and so much more.

"Talking Back"
  • Teens Speak
  • "Put The Brakes On Distracted Driving"
  • Make The Call/Take The Call
  • Video Featured on Action News about Good Samaritan Law
  • Battle of the Burbs
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    Profiles of Student Life

    The Student Support Card indicates that academic learning increases if a student’s social and emotional life is healthy. We all must do our part to ensure that our youth are supported in making the right choices.

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