Adults need 7-9 hours of quality sleep a night. College students only average 6–6.9 hours a night, and only 11% sleep well consistently. Getting enough sleep is vital for your academic success and your overall health. Sleep deprivation leads to problems with memory, planning, and learning. Sleep deprivation increases the risk of accidents and injuries, as well as weakens the immune system. It also contributes to long term health problems like heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Getting enough sleep is vital for your academic success and your overall health. Learn about why sleep is important and tips about how to get better sleep.
Campus Health Center is open to serve Wayne State University students. Visit us in-person, over the phone, or through video. Call 313-577-5041 for an appointment today.