Passionate Lives exists to run courses in Mental Health training (Mental Health First Aid), First Aid and Personal Development. We also run regular podcasts on Entrepreneurship and Mental Health Training.
Passionate Lives runs a 2 day Nationally Accredited Mental Health First Aid course that offers participants knowledge to identify the signs and symptoms of someone falling into depression and how to support someone in a crisis. Our course is a 2 day course - $250 or $200 concession, call and enquire now.
Passionate Lives was set up by Trys Reddick to spread awareness of mental illness through the Mental Health First Aid courses and related Accredited and Non Accredited Training. Trys was diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Social Phobia and Agoraphobia aged 14 and for the next 10 years would be a virtual recluse. During that time he had many friends with Bi-Polar, Psychosis, Substance Use Disorder and Self Harm and lost 5 people to suicide.
Mental Health First Aid Perth, MHFA Course, Mental Health Training
Trys Reddick, Nick Gwyn, Cathy Benato
After a life changing experience at the age of 25, he started to fight back and made a full recovery , taking the momentous decision in 2007 to emigrate to Australia. After studying for a Diploma in Community Work, he got a job in Employment Services, managing a site in Rockingham, WA before quitting to become an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer in 2015.
During his time in Employment Services, he was able to use his own story to inspire and empower his clients to see their own worth and support them in to finding meaningful employment. He often found himself with clients with long term unemployment, drug or alcohol issues, mental health or homelessness and often used his story to motivate and encourage his clients to not give ...read more