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The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is a private, non-profit health agency dedicated to reducing the social, financial and emotional costs of problem gambling. The Council provides information, education, advocacy and referral services for problem gamblers, their loved ones and the greater community.


Zylight brings advanced, rock-solid LED lighting to the entertainment production industry. From run-and-gun electronic news gathering to Hollywood soundstages, their team has been there with over 40 years combined industry experience. Zylight is a member of the National Association of Broadcasters, NABET, IBEW, IATSE, and actively works in the industry every day.



Back Nine USA designs, manufactures, and sells over 25 Back Nine USA branded headwear and apparel products through their website and several retail locations throughout New England. Back Nine USA also continues to design and manufacture custom headwear and golf accessories for private label companies such as Callaway Golf, Ben Hogan, Odyssey, Top Flite and Cruzan Rum.



Cheryl A. Lewin
Gaming Solutions & Associates

Gaming Solutions and Associates is a consulting firm specializing in strategies and implementation of programs for the development of responsible gaming practices.


Larry L. Lewin
Lewin International, LLC

Lewin International, LLC is a consulting firm specializing in the design, development, marketing, management and the re-positioning of hotel and casino complexes.




Expressions of Addiction is currently under sponsorship review by large high tech businesses, non-profit organizations, treatment facilities, individuals, retailers, and other businesses.


The Division on Addiction will announce, on its two web sites (currently, approximately 200,000 annual unique visitors), the availability of the exhibit and invite community organizations, galleries and museums to apply to host the print version of the exhibit. This project web site ( will be a continuous source of information dissemination throughout the project.


Expressions of Addiction was featured on About Health TV, a half-hour talk show. This program, co-produced by the City of Boston and Family Health Productions, aired in the following cities: Boston; Atlanta; Denver; Detroit; San Diego; Phoenix; St. Louis; Cleveland; Spokane; Miami; Orlando; Arlington; Texas; Jersey City, New Jersey; and Athens, Ohio.


About Health TV airs on the patient channels at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. About Health TV transcripts, including the transcript about Expressions of Addiction is posted on, which reports approximately 100,000 visitors monthly. Ultimately, Dr. Shaffer is planning on publishing a book to review and archive the project, and award winning documentary producer, director, and writer Tom Yaroschuk is filming a documentary of the project.

Already committed, these outlets will provide considerable exposure for this project, this cause, and its associated supporters and sponsors.


As an Expressions of Addiction sponsor you'll gain appreciation from your colleagues, customers and peers, who will recognize your commitment to addiction treatment and recovery, as well as the community at large.


For additional information on sponsorship opportunities, call us at (781) 306-8600 or write to us at We will gladly respond to your inquiry as soon as possible.


Thank you.



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