LifeWorks' Mental Health Index shines a spotlight on the current mental health status of employed adults amidst the COVID-19 pandemic across Canada, the United States, United Kingdom and Australia.
Benchmarked against 2017-2019 data, fluctuations in the Index can predict cost and productivity risks while informing the need for mental health investments by business and government.
Inside each report you’ll find:
The Mental Health Index is published each month.
The mental health of working Canadians declined in October 2022.
- At 64.9, the mental health of Canadians declined modestly from the prior month.
- 32% of Canadians have a high mental health risk, 45% have a moderate mental health risk, and 24% have a low mental health risk.
- All mental health sub-scores, apart from financial risk, have declined from September to October.
- Anxiety, isolation, and work productivity have been the lowest mental health scores for six consecutive months.
- Mental health scores declined in all provinces apart from Manitoba and Ontario.