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Band Night for TELL Vol.16: Kobe Rocks TELL

Don't miss "Kobe Rocks TELL" at Hobgoblin Kobe on February 6!

The TELL Wine Club launches

Do Something Good, Get Something Good

TELL Wine Club Wine Pairing Dinner!

On February 23rd, join us at ROTI ROPPONGI and learn the art of wine pairing while giving back to TELL. Grape Off will feature 6 wines to pair with a 6 course dinner.


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The TELL Wine Club launches

Published on December 1, 2015

Do Something Good, Get Something Good Read more »

TELL’s Lifeline Handled Over 6,000 Calls in 2015

Published on February 3, 2016

Lifeline Shift Coverage Improved from 92% in 2013 to 98% in 2015 Read more »

Now Hiring: Administration Manager

Published on February 1, 2016

Would you like to make an important contribution to the international community in Japan? TELL is hiring! Read more »

Jill Joroff Runs TELL’s Exceptional Parenting Program

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TELL’s Exceptional Parenting Program Coordinator, Jill Joroff is a Certified School Psychologist with masters degrees in both education and counseling/guidance. She has worked in several New Jersey public school districts doing testing, counseling and educational planning for children with special needs. Read more »

TELL Wine Club Wine Pairing Dinner!

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If you like to experiment with various styles of wine but have little to no time for browsing your local wine shop, you may be interested in learning the art of wine pairing with TELL Wine Club partners Grape Off. Read more »


Band Night for TELL Vol.17: International Womens Day

Supporting the Empowerment of Women and Girls.

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Saturday February 27th, 2016
20 days left
What The Dickens!
〒150-0021 Tokyo, Shibuya, 恵比寿西1-13-3

Band Night for TELL Vol.16: Kobe Rocks TELL

Kobe Rocks TELL is coming just one week after the Band Night for TELL's Kansai debut.

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Saturday February 6th, 2016
-1 days left
Hobgoblin, Kobe
7/F., Kondo Bldg.,
4-3-2 Kano-cho, Chuo-ku,
Kobe, Hyogo-ken, 650-0001, Japan

Band Night for TELL OSAKA Vol. 1

It's official! Band Night is coming to Kansai!

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Saturday January 30th, 2016
-8 days left
Murphys Irish Bar, Osaka
〒542-0085 Osaka City, Chuo-ku, Shinsaibashi-Suji 1-5-2 2F

EPP: Depression in Adolescents

Stressed...or Depressed?
Signs, Risk Factors and Ways to Address Depression in Teens

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Tuesday January 26th, 2016
Wesley Centre, Seminar Room 2F
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062

TELL presents a conversation with Kevin Hines

Kevin suffers from bipolar disorder, and survived a jump from San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in 2000.

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Monday January 25th, 2016
Wesley Center, Room 205
6-10-11 Minami-Aoyama
Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062
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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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