Do you fall short on the recommended seven to nine hours of shut-eye per night? If you answered, “yes,” you’re far from alone. In fact, some studies indicate that almost half the U.S. population skimps on sleep and those with substance use disorder typically get fewer than six hours per night.
And it works both ways: One study found that poor sleep increased the risk of substance abuse among college athletes. Students with sleep difficulties were…
While sleeping too much isn’t good for you – it may even signal depression – making slumber a priority does come with a host of mental and physical benefits. Here we look at a few that will do double-duty for your health and sobriety:
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