Patient Portal

Quincy Office
(617) 773-5070

Marshfield Office
(781) 837-5070

Child Behavior

Drug Abuse Prevention Starts with Parents

CONNECTED KIDS: As a parent, you have a major impact on your child's decision whether or not to use tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs. Be sure to encourage your child to make healthy choices and friendships and to always set a positive example through your own actions. Good communication between you and your child is a great way to prevent drug abuse, but if talking with your child becomes a problem, ask your pediatrician for help.

View Full Article

Additional Resources

The 1-2-3 Magic Program continues to offer parents, pediatricians, mental health professionals, grandparents, teachers and even babysitters a simple and gentle-but-firm approach to managing the behavior of 2 to 12-year-olds, whether they are average kids or special-needs children.
Think:Kids at Massachusetts General Hospital. Under the Direction of Dr. Stuart Ablon, Think:Kids teaches Collaborative Problem Solving, a revolutionary, evidence-based approach for helping children with behavioral challenges.

Is Your Child Sick?TM

Visual Symptom Checker What's Going Around

News @ QPA

  • Boston Globe- Reach Out & Read

    QPA is a long-time Reach Out & Read practice.  Dr. Laura Scharf, was featured in a January article in the Boston Globe.
     
  • Renovation Starting Soon

    Please pardon our dust as we renovate to serve our patients and their families better. 
     
  • Get Our Mobile App Now