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The Mental Health Index™ report: May 2022

The Mental Health Index™ report: May 2022

June 23, 2022

The mental health of working Canadians has been strained for more than two years, suggesting the emergence of a lower baseline measure of mental health going forward.

  • At 64.9, the mental health of Canadians remains nearly unchanged from the prior month.
  • 32% of Canadians have a high mental health risk, 43% have a moderate mental health risk, and 25% have a low mental health risk.
  • Anxiety, optimism, and general psychological health scores have declined from April to May 2022.
  • Mental health scores improved in Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Maritimes while British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Ontario saw declines in mental health.
  • For the third consecutive month, the mental health score of managers is lower than non-managers and the national average.

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