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Promoting Positive Mental Fitness Through Sport

A Little About TAMHI…

TAMHI is a mental health charity based in Northern Ireland that works with sports clubs and groups who use sport to raise awareness of mental health and resilience. TAMHI works with sports clubs, schools, and youth groups to make mental health fun and engaging. We are based in North Belfast but will support any group we can with resources.

Our approach is focused on raising the capacity of grassroots…

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TAMHI started life as a mental health awareness charity in 2011. Formed by Joe Donnelly and Stephen McLaughlin, the charity was formed in memory of Thomas “Tammy Tucker” McLaughlin, who took his own life in 2009.

  • Community Focus – we aim to educate through sports.

  • Online Courses – encouraging learning and growth

  • Putting People First – tackling the root of the problem

TAMHI stands for Tackling Awareness of Mental Health Issues, the charity is set up to work with sports groups, with the aim to use the power of sport to promote Positive Mental Fitness throughout Northern Ireland.


All sports groups and community groups who use sport and activity:

  • Realise their true impact on mental health and wellbeing
  • Have strong mental health structures
  • Capacity & Confidence to engage their members/audiences

To make mental health a top priority for all sports groups and community groups in Northern Ireland. We aim to do this by utilizing;

  • Campaigns and creating customized club/group resources
  • Training and helping groups set up projects that implement the learning,
  • Research and co-design of projects to meet our group’s needs.

Our approach is about making a difference, working hand in hand with groups to understand their capacity and potential, and adjusting our approach to their needs.

  • Promote….. Positive Mental Fitness
  • Raise Awareness….of issues that affect Mental Health
  • Tackle Stigma…. and break down barriers through Sport

A Big Thank You From TAMHI…

The team at TAMHI want to say a big thank you to all our volunteers and supporters, without your efforts we couldn’t do what we do, your support mean a lot to us!

Please feel free to reach out to us if there is anything we can do to support you in return, if there is a project you need our help with, you only need to get in touch….

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