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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 and Chat

Anonymous, confidential support, every day.

TELL Clinic

03-4550-1146 (Tokyo) 050-4560-1082 (Okinawa)
Professional counseling and children's psychological assessment.

TELL in the Community

View and join TELL's events in your area, greater Japan, and online workshops today.

TELL @ Work

Mental health matters everywhere - even in the workplace. Learn more as an employee and as an employer.

How You Can Help

Every connection can offer hope and it is devastating that we don’t have the resources to respond to every contact immediately. We rely on our donors, volunteers and partners to keep our services running.


Volunteers are the backbone of the Lifeline.


Your donation helps us save lives. Please give generously.


Your support of our events and programs makes a difference.


TELL needs your help to make a difference.

Join An Upcoming Event

Friday May 31st, 2024
Sunabe Community Center
Thursday June 6th, 2024
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Saint Maur International School (Yokohama)

What's New at TELL

Read articles written by TELL clinicians, staff, and interns about mental health. Learn about various topics including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, grief awareness, sexual abuse, and more. Click here to view TELL’s newsletter archive.

Emergency Numbers

Emergency Services

Police: 110
Fire: 119
Ambulance: 119

Emergency Medical Interpretation Service

Monday to Friday 17:00 – 20:00
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays 9:00 – 20:00

Tokyo Multilingual Police

(English, Korean, Mandarin, and Japanese)
Monday to Friday 8:30 – 17:15 Telephone: 03-3501-0110                          Translation is available 24 hours every day via 110              

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