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We promote awareness, education, and prevention of unhealthy substance use in our community. We seek to reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorder and addiction. A coalition of concerned citizens and organizations, we bring our caring and expertise to the issue of substance use in Ipswich and surrounding communities.

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Here is a selection of resources curated by Ipswich librarians.


Your support. Your resource. 

Dr. Steven Barrett
Dr. Carl Soderland
Michelle Lipinski - North Shore Recovery High School
Dr. Michael Rich - Digital Wellness Lab

stay aware. contact us today. 

Please contact us at or

Ipswich Aware

c/o Ipswich Family YMCA

110 County Road

Ipswich, MA 01938

978-867-1037(voice mail)

If you are in a crisis, please call 911. For 24 hour emergency assistance, please call the MDPH Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990

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Ipswich Aware is a Program of the Ipswich Family YMCA, North Shore YMCA (501c3) Charity Registration No. 042104913

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