SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON – January 20, 2022 – As Americans brace themselves for year three of pandemic life, their mental health has hit an all-time low, according to the Mental Health Index: U.S. Worker Edition. Most notably, PTSD, depression and addiction soar amid skyrocketing cases of omicron. An alarming 1 in 4 American workers screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) – up 54% in the past three months and up 136% when compared to pre-pandemic. Depression is surging – up 87% since fall (63% higher than before COVID-19). Click title above for complete release.