Sleep: Its Crucial For Mental Health

Community Forum on The Importance of Sleep  What’s the recommended amount of sleep you should get every night? Compare that to how much sleep you actually get. Are you crossing over into sleep deprivation or insomnia territory? If so, what’s the impact on your health? Are you leaving your brain as well as your body vulnerable to poor health? Come hear the experts explain the connection between sleep deprivation, depression and other mental illnesses. Learn how to get a better night’s sleep to improve your mood, and guard your mental and physical health.

Speaker: Deirdre Conroy, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program, University of Michigan

Panelists: Brian Pearson, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Clinical Director Still Waters Counseling; Kim Bryant, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions, University of Michigan; Shelley Hershner, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology and Director, Collegiate Sleep Disorders Clinic, University of Michigan.


Wednesday, September 30, 2015


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