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The Mental Health Index™ report: January 2022

The Mental Health Index™ report: January 2022

February 17, 2022

After four months of stability, the mental health of Canadians fell 1.1 points in January, the largest single month decline since October 2020.

  • The current score is -11.2, a level not seen in eight months, representing a score near the lowest points during the pandemic.
  • All mental health sub-scores declined from December 2021 to January 2022.
  • The general psychological health of Canadians is currently at the lowest point in the last 22 months.
  • The strongest sub-score continues to be financial risk, representing an improvement in the level of emergency savings compared to the pre-2020 benchmark.
  • Mental health scores dropped sharply in Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Alberta compared to December 2021.

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