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TELL Counselling

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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

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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The TELL Wine Auction is back!

Published on August 1, 2019

The 2019 TELL Wine Auction on November 8th is fast approaching. Have you purchased your tickets yet? We have some amazing sparkling wines & champagnes, collectors reds, and some boutique wines from Australia, France & California, along with hotel accommodations both locally and internationally, You can purchase tickets and find more details at   […] Read more »

Walk with us, talk with us

Published on

TELL is proud to announce our 5th  Talkie Walkie event made possible again by the generous support of Morgan Stanley. You can show your support by joining one of our walks in Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe or Nagoya, or a mental health run in Sendai. Or you can hold your own walk for TELL anywhere in Japan […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Mirei

Published on July 1, 2019

Mirei was born in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, and briefly lived in Saitama prefecture, before spending six years being schooled in English in Foster City, near San Francisco. Upon returning to Japan, she attended public school, and entered Junior High School and High School with other returnees. She is currently in her third year at International Christian […] Read more »

What’s so stressful about Summer?

Published on June 2, 2019

Let’s admit, all that family time, the lack of structure during the day, the push-pull for getting kids away from the screen, and the struggle to keep things structured long enough to make it to September, can be an arduous task for any parent, and especially for your child (yes, it is not easy for your child either). Read more »


Self regulation and self care through positive discipline

In this workshop we will explore strategies for understanding and caring for our emotions and ourselves. Learning will take place via experiential activities and conversations, and will aim to deepen parents' understanding of their own and their children's emotional lives.

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Saturday November 16th, 2019
23 days left
2 p.m.
Yokohama International School Library
258 Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

Peace of mind: strategies to keep your home safe and comfortable for mental wellbeing

Staying on top of daily household tasks can be challenging. Nathalie shares simple strategies to create a safe and comfortable home environment that helps you reclaim some control over your life.

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Thursday November 14th, 2019
21 days left
6:30 p.m.
WeWork Nogizaka common area
1-24-3 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku Tokyo

November pub quiz in Shibuya

Back to our regular Wednesday schedule for our November pub quiz at the Hobgoblin!

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Wednesday November 6th, 2019
13 days left
8 p.m.
Shibuya Hobgoblin

Hobgoblin Pubs Japan (Shibuya, Tokyo)
3F, Ichiban Building, 1-3-11 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0043

EPP: Executive functioning skills

ADHD and Executive Functions: How to help your child develop the skills to succeed in school. Planning and organizing can be hard for any child, but especially for kids with ADHD and other learning differences. In this workshop, participants will learn strategies to develop working memory, goal setting, planning skills, and self-control.

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Tuesday November 5th, 2019
12 days left
7 p.m.
Wesley Center
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama
Minato-ku Tokyo

EPP: Art therapy for stress relief

Destressing with art therapy: How to effectively deal with parenting stress
Having children can be stressful. You are dealing with another human being who you have limited control over. Children also go through stresses at school, with friends and home life. Art therapy can help you learn how to effectively destress yourself and your child.

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Tuesday October 8th, 2019
7 p.m.
Wesley Center
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
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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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