• Readiness to Change

    Feb 24
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    Understanding where individuals are in the change process is key to providing effective brief interventions. Patients screened through SBIRT Colorado are less ready to change cannabis than alcohol use. Furthermore, patients who used alcohol were more ready than confident that they could change whereas patients who used cannabis were more confident than ready. Patient age, risk severity, and location of screening all play a role in readiness and confidence to change patterns of use. Read more here.