The Healthy Work Company release their mental health in lockdown report

In May 2020, The Healthy Work Company conducted a survey to establish the impact of Covid-19 lockdown on peoples’ mental health.

With 41% stating that their mental health was about the same as usual, here is the breakdown of the results:

  • 1 in 3 (32%) reported a negative impact  
  • 1 in 4 (24%) reported the lockdown had a positive impact, including:
  • 8% reporting that they were ‘flourishing in this period’

The also discovered that:

“Nearly half (45%) stated that they would like more flexibility

about when and where they work post lockdown”

The Healthy Work Company  – Mental Health in Lockdown Report

In addition they asked how lockdown had changed different aspects of people’s lives and discovered that:

  • Over half of people are making time for new hobbies
  • 1 in 3 (33%) strongly agreed that they have ‘felt a greater sense of gratitude for my life than usual’
  • Almost 1 in 3 (32%) report ‘communication with friends, family, neighbours, and colleagues has become more open and honest during lockdown’

You can either download the full report here:

Or you can watch a short video outlining the key findings here: