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Improving Sleep Hygiene

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College students often prioritize schoolwork and studying, over sleep. Many students live by the work now, sleep later motto and often stay up all night and cram for hours before a test. Unfortunately, this has become the norm for many college students but sacrificing sleep in order to excel academically has a cost to physical and mental health.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that about one third of U.S. adults sleep less than the recommended 7 hours per night. . Poor sleep quality can impact physical health by lowering the immune system response which can result in increased susceptibility to illness. Lack of sleep is also linked to weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary heart disease, lower GPA, and automobile accidents due to drowsy driving. Lack of sleep can also be linked to mental health issues such as chronic fatigue, depression, anxiety, stress, and poorer quality of life. more>>

Be well. Do well.

Counseling

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

~ Confucius

Emotional pain, like physical pain, is a signal… more »

Crisis Services

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Testing

The Counseling and Testing Center provides a wide range of testing services to the Georgia State University community. Services include, but are not limited to, online testing,… more »