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SEE ALSO: 21 reasons to keep living when you feel suicidal We learned that many of these problems, including depression, opioid abuse, and suicide grew from anxiety and all its complications. The complexities that emerged from our reporting included the detrimental influence of social media, fear of missing out, unrealistic expectations, and helicopter parents as well as disengaged parents.  "The more we looked into it, the more critical it became for us to seek answers to why anxiety was having such a crippling effect on teenagers and students," said editor Doug Wilks, who has led the charge to cover this epidemic. "The more we looked into it, the more critical it became for us to seek answers" In June, the Deseret News launched "Generation Vexed: How anxiety stalks teens in Utah and across the nation." The series is an ongoing initiative to help our state’s teens better deal with anxiety by providing tools, research, resources, and conversations to enable them to address their worries and maximize their potential.  We are working with community members, our solutions journalism team, and our events staff to create a space where people can get comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. By bringing together families, churches, educators, LGBT advocates, legislators, doctors, healthcare providers, and drug companies, we are collectively able to engage in this important topic and ask the hard questions and have the difficult conversations. Good questions to ask a struggling teen include the frequency, intensity, and duration of their anxiety. If it is happening with more and more regularity, if the intensity is becoming truly debilitating, and if the duration lasts longer and longer, there is likely a need for more help — even professional help to find effective tools and resources. Medicine also can play an important role along the way, but need not be the first solution. Remember that you’re awesome. There is no one else exactly like you in this world, and that makes you incredibly special. Embrace who you are, and remember to love who you are.

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September 20, 2018 / 10:46 PM / Updated 5 hours ago Nigeria police say $470.5 million retrieved in asset recovery exercise YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Police in Nigeria recovered $470.5 million in bank accounts related to the state oil company as part of an exercise to recover stolen funds, and the money will be sent to government coffers, the country’s police force said on Thursday. President Muhammadu Buhari, who won the 2015 election on an anti-corruption ticket, ordered government revenues to be placed in a Treasury Single Account (TSA) at the central bank as part of an anti-corruption drive. Money recovered from alleged graft would also be put in the account. The police on Thursday said they had launched a nationwide exercise to recover stolen funds, to be placed in the TSA, during which it discovered money related to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) Liquefied Natural Gas business unit. Police recovered “$470,519,889.10 belonging to NNPC Brass/LNG Investment hidden in some commercial banks after the directives of the federal government on TSA,” police spokesman Jimoh Moshood said in an emailed statement. Moshood, who said the recovery followed an investigation by specialist police units, did not state when the money was recovered. A spokesman for NNPC did not immediately respond to phone calls and text messages requesting comment. Buhari plans to seek a second term in a presidential elections scheduled to take place in February 2019. Nigeria, Africa’s top crude oil producer and which has one of the continent’s largest economies, in early 2017 emerged from its first recession in 25 years, which was largely caused by low oil prices.