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TELL has launched its first ever micro-donations campaign! Find out how you can support TELL with a monthly donation.

LGBTQIA+ Youth: A Village of Support

Join us at our next EPP talk, a panel discussion on supports for LGBTQIA+ youth!


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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TELL Lifeline Director speaks to Brand2020 about Suicide in Japan and the recent Tokyo Rainbow Pride Parade.

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Published on December 1, 2015

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April 2018 Pub Quiz

Published on March 8, 2018

Come on down to the Hobgoblin Shibuya for our monthly pub quiz! Have a drink and fire up a few of your 15-33 billion neurons. 1000 yen to play; email to reserve a table for your team. Don’t have a team? Turn up and let the quiz master know and we will find a […] Read more »

2018 International Women’s Day

Published on March 7, 2018

March 8th is International Women’s Day, the annual celebration of women’s social, cultural, political and economic achievements. With the release of the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report stating pay equality is 200 years away, and increasing media attention on movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, more women than ever are standing up and demanding justice and equality. […] Read more »

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Published on February 27, 2018

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and both NEDA (US National Eating Disorder Association) and Beat (UK’s leading nationwide charity supporting people affected by eating disorders) are running special campaigns between February 26th and March 4th. NEDA’s theme this year is “Let’s Get Real” and […] Read more »

LGBTQIA+ Youth: A Village of Support

Published on February 21, 2018

Join us at our next EPP talk, a panel discussion on supports for LGBTQIA+ youth! This Exceptional Parenting Program will feature a panel discussion on supports for LGBTQIA+ youth. Panelists include Sara Hoskins from the ASIJ Queer Equality Alliance, Arunansu Patra of the YIS LGBTQ Human Rights Group, Michael Clemons of NPO YouMeWe, and Ron Fast […] Read more »


The 22nd Annual TELL Connoisseurs’ Auction

This year marks the 22nd year of TELL’s Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction. It will be held at the Ark Hills Club in Tokyo on Friday, November 17.

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Friday November 17th, 2017
Ark Hills Club
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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
Translation available 24 hours every day

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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