TELL Japan

TELL Tokyo Tower Climb

Challenge yourself.
Step up for suicide prevention.

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!



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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EPP Positive Discipline

Published on August 8, 2018

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Knit together for mental health

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TELL Knit Together for mental health September 18, 2018, 7-9 p.m. Nagatacho GRID 6F Attic Salon Lounge Let’s knit, crochet, sew, and craft in community. FREE Please become a GRID member For questions or to RSVP contact Read more »

September pub quiz

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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 top three teams. If you don’t […] Read more »

Recommended by Rough Guides

Published on July 26, 2018

Cheers Rough Guides (British publisher of well-known travel guides) for recommending us on your site for travelers to Japan! Read more »


TELL Tokyo Tower Climb

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

The Feminine Eye: A woman-led photo walk

Join us at this FEW X TELL photo walk! Practice a bit of mindfulness as you hone your photography skills.

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Saturday August 4th, 2018
2 - 5 PM
National Art Center Tokyo
7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo 106-8558

Mental health & Psychology in Bangladesh

TELL is proud to host three psychologists from Dhaka to talk to us about the field of mental health and psychology in Bangladesh, including the challenges of working with a population unfamiliar with psychology and the work of treating trauma in refugees trying to adjust and integrate. 

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Sunday July 29th, 2018
10 AM - 12 PM
Wesley Center
Wesley Center 2F
6-10-11, Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062, Japan

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
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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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