TELL Japan

20th Annual Connoisseurs' Auction

Save the date! Tuesday, November 24th at ANA InterContinental Tokyo.

Telephone Counselor Training Program

Fall 2015 training dates announced!

World Mental Health Day Oct. 10th

In honor of World Mental Health Day, TELL is hosting Japan's first Teddy Bear Picnic. Let's get together to talk and support one another. Don't keep your problems bottled up inside. Help us support dignity in mental health. Stay tuned for more information!

Band Night for TELL 13

Join us at our next Band Night on November 14th at The King George Pub in Omiya.


TELL is dedicated to providing effective support and counseling services to Japan's international community and its increasing mental health needs.

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TELL Lifeline

Free, anonymous, confidential telephone counseling, every day.

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TELL Counseling

Professional counseling and comprehensive psychological assessment.

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TELL Outreach

Public awareness of mental wellness issues with community-wide programs.

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Fight Stigma

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Taking steps against a silent scourge

Published on September 17, 2015

"Perhaps more than time or money, TELL needs voices: people willing to speak up and raise awareness for mental health... Raising awareness also means clueing people in to suicide’s warning signs and encouraging them to reach out." Read more »

Reaching out and saving lives

Published on August 25, 2015

"People are dying because they’re lonely, because they have depression, because they have financial pressures … because they have mental health problems. It’s the same everywhere.” Read more »

The invisible expatriates

Published on August 24, 2015

"Depression is a common problem for people battling cultural adjustment issues, and the difficulty of adapting to life in a new country can put relationships under stress, compounding any stresses that existed within the family prior to the move." Read more »

Spotlight on summer intern: Interning at TELL, a unique learning experience

Published on August 17, 2015

"For anyone who is even mildly curious about mental health or psychology or even helping people, I definitely recommend interning at TELL. " Read more »


20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

A fantastic opportunity to support TELL while enjoying an evening out

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Tuesday November 24th, 2015
51 days left
7:00 - 10:30 pm
ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Prominence Ballroom, B1
ANA InterContinental Tokyo
1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 81-3-35051111

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 13

If you like music, and want to support TELL, put our 13th Band Night into your November calendar.

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Saturday November 14th, 2015
41 days left
6:00 pm
The King George Pub
Tokai Blgd. B1, Nakamachi 2-51, Omiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 12

Thanks to the bands and everyone who helped organize the Band Night for TELL. It was a great success!

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Saturday September 26th, 2015
6:00 pm
What the Dickens!

World Suicide Prevention Day

Thank you for participating in this year's World Suicide Prevention Day Talkie Walkie on September 10th & 12th, 2015.

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Thursday September 10th, 2015
6:00 pm

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 11

Big thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy the show!

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Saturday June 27th, 2015
7:00 pm
The Black Sheep
1-7-4 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 170-0013
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TELL resources in Japan

Emergency numbers

Emergency Services

Police: 110
Fire: 119
Ambulance: 119

Emergency Medical Interpretation Service

Monday to Friday 5pm – 10pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 9am – 10pm

Tokyo English-Speaking Police

Telephone: 03-3501-0110
Days: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:30am - 5:15pm

Drug Overdose & Poison Control Centers

U.S. Air Force Hospital, Yokota: 0425-52-2511, ext. 57740
Honolulu Poison Control Center: 1-808-941-4411
Osaka Toxicity: 0990-50-2499, 06-871-9999

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