On July 6, 2016, Providence Health & Services and St. Joseph Health merged and announced that they were creating an initiative to promote mental health care improvements. Providence St. Joseph Health invested $100 million to fund the Institute for Mental Health and Wellness, which will identify and advance innovative solutions in mental health. Fund distributions will be made through a formalized grant process and be available internally to Providence St. Joseph Health entities as well as other organizations within the communities it serves. Non-profit Providence St. Joseph Health is a health and social services system that is the parent . . .