Alex from the Stay ChatTY Sports Program, is pictured with the Somerset Basketball team, winners of the men’s game for the North-West Basketball Union’s Mental Health Round, Game for Tarkyn.

We were incredibly fortunate to be part of the Game for Tarkyn, an integral event within the North-West Basketball Union’s Mental Health Round, held in Somerset on February 17th 🏀

The air was electric as Somerset and Burnie clashed in two intense games, captivating the attention of hundreds of spectators. In a nail-biting showdown, the hosts emerged victorious in the men’s game, successfully defending their title and retaining the coveted trophy.

Beyond the thrilling on-court action, the Game for Tarkyn served as a powerful platform to raise awareness for mental health and underscore the significance of looking out for one another. It’s moments like these that remind us of the profound impact sports can have in fostering conversations and promoting positive mental well-being within our communities.

A heartfelt thank you goes out to Josh and the Whitehouse family for having us at this meaningful event and for their ongoing support. Your dedication to shining a spotlight on mental health advocacy is incredible, and we’re honoured to have been part of the day.

We also extend our gratitude to both clubs and the wider community for their unwavering support and enthusiasm throughout the night. Your collective efforts contributed to an unforgettable evening filled with camaraderie, compassion, and a shared commitment to making a difference.

As we reflect on the Game for Tarkyn and its profound impact, let’s carry forward the spirit of unity and compassion, both on and off the court. To champion mental health awareness and create a more supportive and inclusive community for all, take a look at our Sports Program 💪🌟