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Alcohol and Sleep

Alcohol has a sedating effect that can seem to make sleep onset occur faster or easier. However, alcohol can actually be very disruptive to your sleep cycle, interfering with sleep duration and quality.

Watch this video to learn about the effects alcohol has on your sleep cycle and how to reduce their impact.

The Office of Health Promotion has put together a list of on-campus and off-campus resources for students who want to learn more about alcohol abuse prevention.

Alcohol Abuse Prevention Resources

If you are concerned about your alcohol use, you can get help in the Office of Health Promotion at Emory. Willie Bannister, LPC, offers confidential and nonjudgmental alcohol and substance abuse screening, consultation, and referrals. You can email him at or call him at 404-727-5159. To make an appointment, call 404-727-7551 or visit your Patient Portal