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.