Dan Abreu M.S., CRC, LMHC
Position: Policy Research Staff
Mappings of Focus:Sequential Intercept Model Mapping Workshops, Summit Strategic Planning Workshops
Dan Abreu has been employed at Policy Research Associates, Inc., as a Senior Project Associate since 2005. As a senior technical assistance specialist for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation, Mr. Abreu provides technical assistance to communities and states on behavioral health and criminal justice collaboration across the criminal justice spectrum. In addition, he assists with the planning and development of expert meetings that address various issues relating to justice-involved persons with behavioral health issues.
Previously, Mr. Abreu was the Associate Director of Operations at Central New York Psychiatric Center (CNYPC), where he oversaw re-entry planning activities for individuals with mental illness returning to the community from prison, as well as development and implementation of the Sing Sing CORP Re-entry Program. In this capacity, he was also liaison to the NYS Division of Parole and implemented the Medication Grant Program, which provided gap funding for individuals to receive medication and other support services upon release from prison. He formerly held positions with CNYPC as Regional Supervisor and as Chief of Mental Health Services at Sing Sing Correctional Facility.