TELL Japan

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2016 TELL Connoisseurs' Auction is set for Friday, November 11.

TELL Dinner & Auction, KOBE

The Kobe Club

Friday, October 14th, 7:00pm

Tickets now available!

TELL Lunch and Garden Tour, KYOTO

Taizo-in, Kyoto

Saturday, October 29th,12:00pm

Tickets now available!

Phone Counselor Training Program

TELL is now accepting applications for fall Phone Counselor training in Tokyo & Kansai.

Got Skillz? Volunteer with TELL!

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.

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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How you can help


Your donation helps us save lives: Please give generously.


Help make change happen: Your time and talent change lives.

Fight Stigma

By creating awareness you help us break down barriers.


Your support of our events and programs makes a difference.


Support TELL by Joining the TELL Wine Club!

Published on December 1, 2015

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Nippon Renewable Energy Donates ¥5 Million to Support TELL’s Provision of Mental Health Services in Japan

Published on September 26, 2016

Nippon Renewable Energy has provided extensive support for mental health services throughout Japan with a ¥5 million grant that will help sustain TELL’s crisis and suicide prevention Lifeline and a wide range of other mental health outreach and education initiatives. Read more »

Body image and the foreign female in Japan: survey shows frustration with one-size-fits-all thinking | The Japan Times

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TELL offers counseling and support for those in the international community who are struggling with body image issues. Read more »

Nippon Renewable Energy Donates ¥5 Million to Support TELL’s Provision of Mental Health Services in Japan

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Funds Will Support Expanded Lifeline Services, Provision of Subsidized Counseling Read more »

Unsurprisingly, your job can affect your health

Published on September 22, 2016

A significant portion of U.S. working adults say that their current job impacts their health, saying they believe their current job affects their overall health, family life, social life, stress level, weight, eating habits, and sleeping habits. Almost half of all working adults give their workplace only fair or poor ratings in its efforts to reduce their stress. Read more »


TELL Charity Lunch & Garden Tour, KYOTO


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Saturday October 29th, 2016
32 days left
〒616-8035 Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto, Ukyo Ward, Hanazonomyoshinjicho, 35

TELL Charity Fundraiser Dinner & Auction, THE KOBE CLUB

The Kobe Club, Kobe
Friday, October 14th, 7:00pm

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Friday October 14th, 2016
17 days left
The Kobe Club
4 Chome-15-1 Kitanocho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0002

Exceptional Parenting Program: Helping Young People to Manage Anger

About the topic: Anger is an emotion with a bad press - and that’s because very few people manage it effectively. Sara Hitchens will discuss the psychology and physiology of anger and how parents can actively teach their children to express this healthy emotion in a way that works for, not against them.

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Tuesday October 11th, 2016
14 days left
Wesley Center 2F

TELL Talkie Walkie for World Suicide Prevention Day

On September 10th, join TELL and others around the world in taking action to combat suicides in our communities and focus public attention on the unacceptable burden and costs of lives lost every day. This year, the 2016 theme of World Suicide Prevention Day is “Connect, Communicate, Care,” symbolized by the launch of the hand-holding awareness ribbon.

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Saturday September 10th, 2016
-17 days left
Japan wide

Band Night for TELL Vol.19

Help support TELL’s counselling services and suicide prevention lifeline.

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Friday September 9th, 2016
-18 days left
What the Dickens!
〒150-0021 Tokyo, Shibuya 恵比寿西1-13-3
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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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