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The Mental Health Index™ report: December 2021

The Mental Health Index™ report: December 2021

January 24, 2022

After some improvement from January to August 2021, there has been a modest decline in mental health

  • From a low of -11.8 for the mental health index score in December of 2020 to a post-pandemic high of -9.7, the current score is -10.2, which represents a high level of mental health risk. 
  • The worst subs-scores at this point are for depression, optimism and isolation.
  • The strongest sub-score is for financial risk, which represents an improvement in the level of emergency savings compared to 2019.
  • A sharp decline in mental health in Newfoundland and Labrador Dec 2021 brings it closer to the other Canadian provinces.

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