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The Mental Health Index™ report: March 2022

The Mental Health Index™ report: March 2022

April 19, 2022

Since April 2020, the mental health of Canadians has been 10 points or lower than the pre-2020 benchmark.

  • At -10.5, the current mental health score is unchanged from the prior month.
  • Depression, anxiety, work productivity and financial risk scores declined from February to March 2022.
  • Despite a decline of 1.5 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 Alberta, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador while British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, and the Maritimes saw declines in mental health.
  • After two months of improvements, the mental health score of managers fell more than one point from February and is below non-managers and the national average.

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