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The Mental Health Index™ report: February 2022

The Mental Health Index™ report: February 2022

March 17, 2022

Despite an improvement in February, the mental health of Canadians remains more than 10 points below the pre-2020 benchmark.

  • The current score is -10.6, an improvement of nearly one point from January 2022.
  • Most mental health sub-scores improved, however optimism and general psychological health declined from January to February 2022.
  • The general psychological health of Canadians is at the lowest point in the last 23 months.
  • Work productivity has the most significant improvement, reaching a high not seen since the launch of the Index.
  • 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 significantly in Manitoba and Quebec. All provinces apart from Newfoundland and Labrador had improvements in mental health compared to January 2022.

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