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A compiled list of resources to help get through the covid-19 pandemic


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 Workshops

Published on June 4, 2020

TELL is offering various workshops, please see below if these workshops can benefit your workplace.   Read more »

Parenting during COVID-19

Published on June 1, 2020

For all of us, these are unprecedented times. We have no prior experience exactly like this and as humans, our brains don’t cope well with sudden changes. Yet, we have this innate capacity to learn and adjust to new surroundings. We’ve survived as a species thanks to this mechanism of survival.  If you have kids, […] Read more »

Returning to the workplace

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With the state of emergency now lifted across Japan, we are all beginning to navigate a new world with COVID-19. The three Cs (avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places, and Close Contact) require us to continue to make changes in our work & school practices, social interactions with others, where we can travel, and family lives.  […] Read more »

Covid-19 Resources

Published on May 26, 2020

Over the last several months, TELL has come together to support the community and created some resources that may be helpful during this stressful time. Changes to the Lifeline Hours Coping with a pandemic Offering Teletherapy Covid-19 and tips to cope     Read more »


Wednesday May 20th, 2020
7 p.m.

Coping in the workplace with Covid-19

Please reach out to us if you would like to hold a workshop

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Tuesday March 31st, 2020
Saturday March 28th, 2020
9 a.m.
East Wood Country Club
1039-3 Fuyumurochō, Utsunomiya, Tochigi 321-0417, Japan
Tuesday March 17th, 2020
10 a.m.
Wesley Center
Wesley Center
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku Tokyo

Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way

This two-day interactive workshop is designed for counselors, school staff, community leaders and parents who want to learn and teach an effective discipline approach based on Adlerian Psychology, that integrates social and emotional learning while reducing challenging child behaviors. Attendees will earn recognition as a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator.

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Saturday March 7th, 2020
9 a.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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