Improving Your Sleep Quality (MH Lesson)
Lack of sleep takes a heavy toll on the human body. Sleep issues can contribute to many health concerns and insomnia and other sleep disorders increase the likelihood of developing psychiatric and substance use disorders. There are numerous physical and mental problems that contribute to sleep difficulties, however, as a simple rule of thumb, if you have trouble falling asleep it may be because of anxiety, stress, and worry. If you have trouble staying asleep, depression could be the cause. Sleep disturbance is a common symptom of most emotional and psychiatric problems. Explore the stages of sleep, what interrupts and impacts them, and gain understanding in how you can sleep better.