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The Mental Health Index™ report: January 2022

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The Mental Health Index™ report: January 2022

February 17, 2022

The mental health of Americans has declined for two consecutive months to nearly five points below the pre-2020 benchmark.

  • The current score is -4.9, the lowest score in seven months, apart from October 2021.
  • The optimism score has had the greatest decline among all mental health subscales from December 2021.
  • 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 declined in all regions apart from the Southern United States. 

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