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The Mental Health Index™ report: April 2022

The Mental Health Index™ report: April 2022

May 19, 2022

Despite a modest improvement in April 2022, the mental health of Canadians appears to have been “re-set” to a level well below the pre-2020 benchmark with a negative score being the norm.

  • At -10.0, the current mental health score improved a half-point from the prior month.
  • Work productivity, isolation, and financial risk scores declined from March to April 2022.
  • Despite a decline of 1.3 points this month, the strongest sub-score continues to be financial risk, representing an improvement in the level of emergency savings compared to 2019.
  • Mental health scores improved in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, the Maritimes, and Newfoundland and Labrador while Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec saw declines in mental health.
  • The mental health score of managers is more than one point below non-managers and nearly one point below the national average.

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