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Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, 2024

Annual Postgraduate Research Conference, 2024

Simon Wright, a PhD student at Swansea University attended the annual postgraduate research conference. Simon presented a poster which discussed Project ACTIVATE and the ACT Vet application. “I had a wonderful time presenting the prospective Project ACTIVATE as part of the annual PGR conference. I was struck by how many people shared our motivation to […]
Date: Thursday May 23, 2024
Visit to the Links Charity, Llanelli, 2024

Visit to the Links Charity, Llanelli, 2024

Dr Hitch and colleagues visited the Links charity centre, Llanelli, to discuss all things veteran gambling and Project ACTIVATE. Links is used as a charity hub to support those experiencing poor mental health, including veteran groups. They are a superb support centre and offer various activities to help those who are struggling. We were quite […]
Date: Wednesday January 31, 2024
International Behavioural Addiction Conference, 2023

International Behavioural Addiction Conference, 2023

Dr Hitch and Professor Dymond travelled to South Korea to present on different veteran projects. Dr Hitch talked about the narrative review, Project ACTIVATE and the ACT Vet app. 
Date: Friday August 25, 2023
Current Advances in Gambling Research, 2023

Current Advances in Gambling Research, 2023

Dr Hitch and Professor Dymond travelled to the CAG-R, London, 2023 conference. Dr Hitch presented the narrative review.
Date: Thursday June 15, 2023
International Gambling and Risk Taking Conference, 2023

International Gambling and Risk Taking Conference, 2023

Dr Hitch travelled to very hot, very sunny Las Vegas to present the narrative review at the Gambling and Risk-Taking Conference. There were several representatives of the veteran community at the conference, who were very much interested in ACT as a therapy.
Date: Wednesday May 24, 2023
King’s Centre for Military Health Research 2023

King’s Centre for Military Health Research 2023

Dr Hitch presented the narrative review at the annual KCMHR conference, London. This conference focuses on the mental health of the wider armed forces, and it was refreshing to be engaged in discussions about using a wide variety of therapeutic practices.
Date: Thursday March 30, 2023
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