Gaming imageAbout The Sandbox

The Sandbox is an 'online hub' for children and young people in South Staffordshire where they can safely seek help and advice about their mental health.

The Sandbox is powered by Mindler, contracted by Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust.

The Sandbox provides and signposts children and young people in South Staffordshire self-help mental health resources. Also providing quick access to mental health support including mental health assessment, internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) and one-to-one therapy.

About Mindler 

The Sandbox Logo Mindler.pngMindler is the digital provider of mental health that powers The Sandbox.  Mindler will support the school-aged children and young people of South Staffordshire via a stepped care model:

  • Getting Advice
  • Getting Help
  • Getting More Help

Creative and innovative engagement via livestreams, gaming, short videos, social media channels, Twitch, all of which are popular with children and young people.

  • The Sandbox - hub for information, signposting, referral
  • Live feedback virtual gathering events
  • One-to-one text chat with qualified therapists, combined with clinical self-help resources (iCBT) integrated with our app
  • One-to-one CBT / talking therapy in line with IAPT guidelines
  • Individual patient data reporting including evidence-based clinical assessment, appointment completion and engagement with digital resources / messaging
  • Onward referral to CAMHS


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