Daytop Announces New Members of Board of Trustees

PARSIPPANY — Two new business and community leaders were appointed to the Daytop Board of Trustees, said Jim Curtin, President and CEO of Daytop New Jersey, a comprehensive substance abuse treatment and education program facility based in Mendham.

Daytop Morris County Outpatient Program provides outpatient services to both adults and adolescents and is located at 320 West Hanover Avenue.

Robert A. Bianchi, Esq.
Robert A. Bianchi, Esq.

Robert A. Bianchi, Esq., Morris County Prosecutor 2007-2013; Founding Partner, The Bianchi Law Group, LLC, West Caldwell and Thomas R. Calcagni, Founding Partner; Calcagni and Kanefsky, Newark are now members of Daytop New Jerseys Board of Trustees. Both individuals bring a fresh perspective, understanding and commitment to the mission of Daytop New Jersey, commented Curtin.

Robert A. Bianchi served as the Morris County Prosecutor (2007-2013), after being nominated by the Governor with the full advice and unanimous consent of the New Jersey State Senate in June, 2007.

His position as a former lead County Prosecutor impressively sets him apart as a criminal defense attorney. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney, only 1 of 250 in New Jersey.

He is the only Certified Criminal Trial Attorney in the entire state of New Jersey who has also served as the head County Prosecutor.

As the County Prosecutor, he was the chief law enforcement officer for all of Morris County and ran the entire operations of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, its attorneys, detectives and support staff, for all investigations and prosecutions occurring in Morris County. Prosecutor Bianchi also had oversight of every police department and municipal prosecutor in the Morris County. Mr. Bianchi is now in private practice and works extensively with mental health and addiction professionals, frequently lecturing on these topics to the community. Mr. Bianchi is a nationally recognized legal expert and he appears regularly on national TV programs to explain the legal system and trial practice.

Thomas R. Calcagni
Thomas R. Calcagni

Thomas R. Calcagni recently served as New Jerseys First Assistant Attorney General, the States second highest-ranking prosecutor. He also served as Director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, where he managed New Jerseys 46 professional boards, oversaw the States Controlled Dangerous Substances program and launched the Divisions multi-tiered effort to combat prescription drug abuse and diversion including Project Medicine Drop, the States 365-day prescription drug take-back initiative and the New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program. Mr. Calcagni also devised and directed the States efforts outlawing dangerous designer drugs. Prior to joining the State, Mr. Calcagni served for nine years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the United States Attorneys Office, District of New Jersey, where he conducted sensitive investigations and prosecutions of public corruption, narcotics trafficking, and other complex crimes.

The Mission of Daytop Village of New Jersey, Inc. is to provide highly effective and accessible Behavioral Health Services, restoring hope and improving the quality of life for persons served, their families and our communities, said Mr. Curtin.

For more information about Daytop New Jersey, click here, or contact Michael Buonauro at (973)543-5656 ext. 725 or email

Daytop New Jersey, established in 1991, delivers a comprehensive substance abuse treatment and education program to male and female adolescents and adults, with a focus on co-occurring disorders in order to provide the best possible outcomes for those in our care. Education services are provided to teens at Daytops fully integrated Recovery High School.

Families from all walks of life turn to Daytop New Jersey because the program is individualized, family-based, cost-effective, peer-oriented and multi-disciplinary in nature. Daytop New Jersey treats over 500 individuals annually in all its centers.

Daytop New Jersey Morris County Outpatient Program provides outpatient services to both adults and adolescents at 320 West Hanover Avenue, Parsippany, NJ 07054, Phone (973) 539-5764

Daytop New Jersey at Mendham / Daytop Preparatory School provides screening, academic and treatment services for adolescents at 80 West Main Street, Mendham, New Jersey 07945, Phone (973) 543-5656.

Daytop New Jersey at Pittsgrove provides an academic program and inpatient treatment services for adolescents at 9 Harding Highway, Pittsgrove, New Jersey 08318, Phone (856) 358-4111.

Daytop New Jerseys Hunterdon County Outpatient Program provides screening & outpatient Services at 6 Gauntt Place, Building #2, Flemington, NJ 08822 / P.O. Box 69, Flemington, NJ 08822, Phone (908) 806-5195.

Daytop New Jersey at Crawford House, provides treatment and transitional housing to women in early recovery from addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, 362 Sunset Road, Skillman, NJ 08558 / P.O. Box 255, Skillman, NJ 08558, Phone (908) 874-5153.