Ask the Expert: What Is the Most Emotionally Healthy U.S. State?

New Hampshire clocks in as the most emotionally healthy US state. It has people that face new experiences, share close moments with loved ones and engages in healthy activities.

Which U.S. state is best for emotional health?

New Hampshire
It topped the charts as a place to regularly learn something new, share close moments with loved ones, have meaningful conversations with friends, or engage in other activities that help us rest, recharge, and unwind, according to a survey of 3,000 Americans conducted by Lantern, a tool for evaluating mind health. The state with the worst emotional wellness? Utah. Only 40 percent of residents there had engaged in emotionally recharging activities during the previous two weeks, which was the study duration. For daily mind-health tips, download Lantern’s app (

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