TELL Japan

TELL Mountain Challenge 2017

Hit the slopes with us in Shiga Kogen, Nagano and raise funds for Mental Health Services. A ski & snowboard challenge for all the family!

Film Screening: Still Loved

Join TELL in a screening of the documentary Still Loved by Debbie Howard

Phone Counselor Training

TELL Is Now Accepting Applications for Spring Phone Counselor Training in Tokyo & Kansai

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TELL relies on community support not only in our fundraising, but also in our organization of a wide range of events. Want to help? Get in touch!


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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Published on January 17, 2017

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TELL Hits the Slopes to Raise Funds for Mental Health Services

Published on January 5, 2017

TOKYO, January 5, 2017 – On February 17-19, 2017, TELL will organize the first TELL Mountain Challenge in Shiga Kogen, Nagano. The event will support TELL’s provision of mental health support and counseling services to the international community in Japan. Read more »

TELL Grief and Loss Workshop in March

Published on January 1, 2017

Starting in March 2017, TELL will offer an eight- to ten-week grief and loss support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. Read more »

TELL Welcomes Michael Nevans as Clinical Director 

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In early December, San Diego native Michael Nevans joined TELL as Director of Clinical Services. Read more »


Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief affects us emotionally, physically, spiritually, and socially and bleeds into how we function in our jobs, relationships, and all aspects of our lives.

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Friday March 3rd, 2017
38 days left
19:00 - 20:30
Wesley Center
Wesley Center
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama

TELL Mountain Challenge 2017

On February 17th – 19th, 2017, TELL will organize its first Mountain Challenge in Shiga Kogen, Nagano.

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Saturday February 18th, 2017
25 days left
Shiga Kogen Ski Resort

Film Screening: Still Loved

Join TELL in a screening of the documentary Still Loved by Debbie Howard.

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Monday January 30th, 2017
6 days left
Kumin Hall – Azabu Kumin Center
5-16-45, Roppongi, Minato-ku, 7 minute walk from Exit 3 Roppongi station.

Incorporating Mindfulness in Your Child’s Everyday Routine

This workshop will begin with a demonstration of how our body and brain respond to stress using a biofeedback based program.

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Saturday January 21st, 2017
-3 days left
Wesley Center Room 205
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062

Film Screening: The Hunting Ground

TELL and IamJane  are partnering together to host a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary The Hunting Ground.  This powerful film documents the personal stories of students, who have been sexually assaulted on American university campuses, and follows survivors who attempt to pursue both their education and justice in face of institutional failures to respond effectively and appropriately to their reports.

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Monday November 21st, 2016
-64 days left
Azabu Kumin Center
5-16-45, Roppongi, Minato-Ku
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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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