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    Coping With Mental Illness: Keeping Stress From Building Up

    Stress can make symptoms of mental illness, like bipolar disorder, worse. What can you do when you start to feel stressed?

    Our expert shares four strategies to keep stress from building up to unhealthy levels:

    • Make a list of all you have to do
    • Give yourself some time
    • Be creative — find people who will help you
    • Ask your kids to help
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    How do you usually deal with stress?