Since 2010, Peter has served as chief executive of Lionrock Recovery, which he co-founded. Joint Commission-accredited Lionrock is a pioneer in the provision of telehealth substance use disorder recovery services. Over a nearly four-decade career, Peter has worked in interactive media and technology development, financial services, and energy. Peter’s interest in healthcare grew out of his long experience as a close family member of people struggling with substance use disorders. Peter held vice president and general manager positions at interactive entertainment leaders, Electronic Arts and SEGA. He served in executive positions, including as CEO and co-founder, at several venture-backed technology start-ups, including eBay auction house, AuctionDrop, and music companies BivWak Digital Music and Tambourine. He was an entrepreneur-in-residence at Benchmark Capital.
Holidays are traditionally tough for anyone in recovery, not least because these occasions typically involve alcohol. In fact, CDC numbers show that December is the most dangerous time of year for drug and alcohol-related deaths. We were telehealth from the very beginning. People got to laugh at us for many years before, in the last really year, telehealth has gone mainstream.14 March 2021
Our data suggest that women struggling with substance use disorders are putting their children’s needs first and delaying getting help for themselves. Unfortunately, substance use disorders are progressive and getting help earlier often leads to better outcomes.14 March 2021