If your life is in danger, call the police at 110

Sandra Strnadt Gives TELL a Full-time Kansai Presence

Although it took us 42 years to travel the roughly 500 kilometers from Tokyo, in 2015 TELL not only opened a phone room in Kansai but also graduated our first class of Kansai-based telephone counselors. In December, cementing our commitment to the region, Sandra Strnadt joined TELL as our Kansai Coordinator.

Lifeline Volunteers Wanted: Help Us Go 24/7

In 2014, 25,000 people died by suicide in Japan, roughly 70 suicides every day. Suicide was also the leading cause of death for Japanese youths aged 10-19. Last year 4,600 Japanese youths died by suicide and another 157,000 instances of hospitalization for self-inflicted injuries were reported.