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 Suicide Prevention Day Walk

Save the dates and watch this space. TELL's 2nd Annual Suicide Awareness Walk, Kanto - Sept. 10th, Kansai - Sept. 12th

Band Night for TELL Volume 12

Come out for a fun evening of FUND-raising with your friends from TELL! Next installment of Band Night is Sept. 26th.

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!


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

How we help

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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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 »

TELL seeks charity auction volunteer

Published on August 12, 2015

TELL seeks a volunteer to help us with this year's Connoisseurs' Auction. 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
86 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. 12

A great evening of fun, fundraising, and music!

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

World Suicide Prevention Day

Come walk with us, and talk with us, on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10th & 12th, 2015. TELL is having a walk, and it’s easy to do.

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Thursday September 10th, 2015
11 days left
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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