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20th Annual Connoisseurs' Auction

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Telephone Counselor Training Program

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 14

Join us at our next "Holiday" Band Night on Saturday, December 12th at What The Dickens!


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20th Annual TELL Connoisseurs’ Auction Set for Tuesday, November 24

Published on November 13, 2015

NOVEMBER 9, 2014 – TELL, a not-for-profit organization that has provided mental health support and counseling services to Japan's international community for over 40 years, will host its 20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction at the ANA InterContinental Tokyo on Tuesday, November 24. Read more »

WSJ: Portrait of a Trailing Spouse: Dependent, Dejected and Learning to Give Herself Some Slack

Published on

“The number one reason for an overseas assignment to fail is an unhappy spouse, followed by a child that is failing to adjust to the new environment. Often the spouse and the child have little say in moving to a new country.” Read more »

Taking steps against a silent scourge

Published on September 17, 2015

"Perhaps more than time or money, TELL needs voices: people willing to speak up and raise awareness for mental health... Raising awareness also means clueing people in to suicide’s warning signs and encouraging them to reach out." Read more »

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 »


Band Night for TELL, Vol. 14

Enjoy the music at our "holiday" Band Night and support TELL!

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Saturday December 12th, 2015
16 days left
7:00 pm
What the Dickens!
Roob 6 Bldg. 4F, 1-13-3 Ebisu-Nishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

20th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

Thank you for supporting TELL through your participation and donation!

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Tuesday November 24th, 2015
7:00 - 10:30 pm
ANA InterContinental Tokyo, Prominence Ballroom, B1F
ANA InterContinental Tokyo
1-12-33 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
TEL: 81-3-35051111

EPP Workshop – TELL Bully Project: The Many Faces of Bullying

What parents and educators should know about bullying

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Tuesday November 17th, 2015
10:00am - 12:00pm
Wesley Center 2F, Seminar Room
Wesley Center 2F, 6-10-11 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062

Band Night for TELL, Vol. 13

Thank you for supporting TELL by coming to our first Band Night at Omiya!

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Saturday November 14th, 2015
6:00 pm
The King George Pub
Tokai Blgd. B1, Nakamachi 2-51, Omiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama

TELL at Yokohama Rainbow Festa LGBT

Thank you to those who helped us spread the word on LGBTQ issues and services we provide.

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Saturday October 31st, 2015
Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal
1-1-4 Kaigandori, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 231-0002
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