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The Mental Health Index™ report: August 2023

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The Mental Health Index™ report: August 2023

September 25, 2023

The mental health of workers in the United States rebounded following July’s decline.

  • At 71.1, the mental health of workers increased more than one point from the prior month
  • 23 percent of workers have a high mental health risk, 41 percent have a moderate mental health risk, and 37 percent have a low mental health risk
  • All mental health sub-scores have improved from July to August; anxiety, isolation, and work productivity continue to be the lowest mental health sub-scores for the 16th consecutive month
  • Mental health scores in the Northeast, Midwest, and South improved while the score in the West is unchanged compared to July 2023
  • Managers continue to have a higher mental health score than non-managers and the national average
  • Labourers have a lower mental health score than service and office workers

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