TELL Japan

TELL Tokyo Tower Climb Returns

TELL and Tokyo Tower once again team up for charity.

The 23rd Annual TELL Connoisseurs’ Auction

Save the date - Nov 2nd.
A free-spirited evening of wine, fine food,
music, and fundraising.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" Uncorked!

Champion Mental Health

Support TELL and help us
champion mental health
in Japan.

TELL chat available every Fri., Sat. and Sun. night

Open from 10:30 pm to 2:00 am
every Friday to Sunday.
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TELL Counseling

We offer a broad array of mental health care services by multidisciplinary and multilingual therapists and psychologists.


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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TELL Lifeline Director speaks to Brand2020 about Suicide in Japan and the recent Tokyo Rainbow Pride Parade.

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Support TELL by Joining the TELL Wine Club!

Published on December 1, 2015

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SAVE THE DATE – The TELL Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction – “Bohemian Rhapsody” Announced

Published on June 19, 2018

TELL will host our 23rd Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction at Happo-en on Friday, November 2, 2018. Read more »

July pub quiz

Published on June 13, 2018

Hot fun in the summer time! Celebrate getting through another Wednesday with our monthly pub quiz! We’ll challenge you, stump you, and you might even learn a thing or two. 1000 yen per person to participate, up to six members on a team. Email to reserve a table for your team. Prizes for the […] Read more »

June Pub Quiz

Published on May 29, 2018

Time to get your quiz on! Drink, think, and be merry at our monthly pub quiz! 1000 yen per person to play, prizes for the top three teams. Max of 6 people per team please. Email for a table reservation; come with a team or come by yourself and let the quizmaster find you […] Read more »

TELL needs your help

Published on March 29, 2018

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero and save the day? Now is your chance. Read more »


TELL Tokyo Tower Climb Returns

TELL has once again partnered with one of Tokyo’s most iconic structures to offer an exciting challenge on September 9th that ranks with endurance events at some of the world’s most famous buildings and towers (e.g. Empire State Building, Eiffel Tower, Sears Tower).

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Sunday September 9th, 2018
Tokyo Tower

Mental Health Made Visible

Join TELL and the creator of Cup of Therapy, Antti Ervasti, for a networking luncheon and opportunity to discovery Bagoftherapy cards in more detail.

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Wednesday May 30th, 2018
11:30 AM - 1 PM
南青山5丁目7-28 エリア: 表参道 青山, Shibuya, Tokyo 107-0062

Effective Communication: Active listening and beyond

TELL Therapist Jono Lee (MSW, LICSW, LMHC) will present a workshop on effective communication, including active listening. This will be an interactive presentation including role play and discussion.

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Saturday May 26th, 2018
4 PM - 6 PM
Yokohama Country & Athletic Club (YC&AC)
中区矢口台 11-1, Yokohama 231-0831

Band Night for TELL Vol.24

Help support TELL's counseling services and suicide prevention lifeline. See other TELL events and how you can volunteer or donate at or here on Facebook at

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Saturday May 19th, 2018
6 PM - 11 PM
What the Dickens
4F Roob 6 Bldg, 1-13-3 Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0021

TELL Band Night Kansai Vol. 8

Help support TELL's counseling services and suicide prevention lifeline. See other TELL events and how you can volunteer or donate at or here on Facebook at

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Saturday May 19th, 2018
7 PM - 11 PM
中央区下山手通1-1-8 M2nd ビル4F, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, Japan 650-0011
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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
Translation available 24 hours every day

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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