COMTREA On The Air

COMTREA On The Air - Children's Advocacy Center programming

July 26, 2021

Topic: Listen to the latest interview with Autumn Colvis and Bonita Hecktor, staff at the Children's Advocacy Center (CAC), as they discuss the services provided free to children and their families in 10 counties across Missouri. Colvis and Hecktor speak on how working with children has impacted their personal and professional lives. Additionally, they provide information on how to obtain services, where services are provided, and how you can get involved in this live-saving cause.

Learn more about the CAC or attend one of our fundraiser events

Click the icon below to begin listening. Interview by KJFF Radio.  

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COMTREA On The Air - School Liaison Update

July 12, 2021

Topic: Jennifer Loretta, AVP of Behavioral Health, discusses the services available through the School Liaison program, serving Jefferson County public schools and Jefferson College.

Loretta speaks on the history, development, impact, and future growth strategies to meet the needs of students in the county. 

Click the icon below to begin listening. Interview by KJFF Radio.  

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COMTREA On The Air - Capital Campaign Update

July 5, 2021

Topic: Kim Elbl, VP of Fundraising and Development provides an update on the Mary's House of Hope Capital Campaign. Elbl discusses the history and milestones of the campaign, upcoming fundraisers, ways to donate, and plans to continue the campaign.  


Learn more about the capital campaign and get involved with our upcoming fundraiser events! If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE or call A Safe Place emergency shelter at 636-232-2301.  

Click the icon below to begin listening. Interview by KJFF Radio.  

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COMTREA On The Air - Mental Health Awareness Month

May 10, 2021

Topic: May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. Rachael Bersdale, Chief Behavioral Health Officer, is joined with Amy Phillips, VP of Behavioral Health, and Jennifer Loretta, AVP of Youth Behavioral Health to talk about the importance of mental health and services offered by the agency. The group discusses the difference between mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, our staff will answer the following questions: 

What are the ways that COMTREA treats adult mental health needs in the Jefferson County area?
What are the ways that COMTREA treats youth mental health needs in the Jefferson County area?
What about kids who have substance use disorders?
What is trauma and how does COMTREA work with kids and trauma?
Is there a high need for mental health services in the schools?
What services does COMTREA offer in schools?
What about college students mental health needs?
How does one get connected with COMTREA services? Is it different due to COVID?
How is technology used in addressing mental health needs?
How can you support individuals in the community and our family who may be experiencing mental health or substance use symptoms?

If you or someone you know needs behavioral health services, contact our Welcome Center to schedule an assessment. Become a patient and join our familytrea by calling 1-877-COMTREA

Click the icon below to begin listening. Interview by KJFF Radio.  

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COMTREA On The Air - Immunization Week and Child Immunizations

April 30, 2021

Topic: Christian Hayes, Clinical Systems Manager of Primary Care, shares on the importance of immunizations. Hayes discusses who is safe to receive vaccines, how it affects our world, and the value of child immunizations. Listen to the full interview now.

COMTREA primary care provides quality, comprehensive care from newborn to geriatric. We offer basic check-ups, immunizations, disease management, wellness visits, sports physicals, and many other services. Become a patient and join our familytrea. 

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