Dr Gregory Boris
Chairman, The Department of Emergency Services at Griffin Hospital; and Assistant Medical Director, High Watch Recovery Center
Emergency Rooms across America are the front line when it comes to alcoholism and addiction. Dr. Gregory Boris, Chairman of Emergency Services at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Connecticut will share his observations on how hospitals like Griffin are managing the opioid epidemic and how integration with detox and residential treatment providers is integral to reducing deaths.
Dr. Boris will shed light on what successful collaboration among providers through the continuum of care looks like. He will touch on the importance of following patients from their entry into the emergency room through detox, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient care.
Dr. Boris will further discuss the importance of early introduction of therapeutic interventions such as breath work, mindfulness, and other spiritual practices when it comes to successful recovery.