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TELL Stories Micro-Donations Campaign

Published on November 1, 2017

Meet the people who reach out to TELL. Read more »

Love You To Death: A Year Of Domestic Violence

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A 2014 report by the UN found Hong Kong, Japan, and South Korea were the top ranking countries for female homicides, with females accounting for 53% of the total homicide rates, compared to 21% globally. Of these deaths, 20% are the result of domestic violence, with a woman being killed by her intimate partner or ex-partner every three days in Japan. 1 in 3 wives experience some sort of domestic violence, physical, emotional, financial etc, and 1 in 20 a near-death experience. Read more »

Meet TELL’s new Outreach Coordinator

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I joined the TELL team as Outreach Coordinator in October after admiring the organization for years and participating in various events.  Read more »

World Mental Health Day 

Published on October 2, 2017

October 10 marks one of the most significant days in TELL's calendar - World Mental Health Day. Read more »

Micro-Donations Campaign Launch

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TELL is excited to mark World Mental Health Day 2017 by launching its first ever micro-donations campaign. Read more »

Walk with TELL in the Parade: Kansai`s Rainbow Pride is just around the Corner

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Alongside with other local organisations and communities, businesses and artists, TELL joins the Rainbow Festa! 2017 with a booth, providing information to the public and supports to LGBTI individuals and their families and friends. Read more »

TELL Connoisseurs’ Auction Donation Appeal

Published on September 4, 2017

The Connoisseurs’ Auction is our major fundraiser, and attracts 150 distinguished guests who bid on 25 lots of premium wine, luxurious accommodation, and exceptional goods and services in both live and silent auction settings. The event also features fine wine from some of Japan’s top distributors and free-flow Champagne. Read more »

TELL Eating Disorder Program: Body Project by Dr. Eric Stice

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In 2010, the TELL Eating Disorder Program was founded with the mission of making the treatment of eating disorders more accessible to the international community. Over the last 7 years, TELL has become one of the leading eating disorder outpatient programs in Japan. By utilizing evidence-based treatments for individuals and families struggling with this serious […] Read more »

TELL Update from the Board Chair

Published on June 21, 2017

In April 2016 I was elected Chair of the TELL Board of Directors, and published a note in this forum to thank our outgoing Chair, Craig Saphin, and to outline objectives for my own tenure. Just over a year later, it seems a good time for an update about TELL. First of all, we are in transition. […] Read more »

June 2nd is World Eating Disorders Action Day 

Published on May 31, 2017

There is general consensus among Japanese experts that the prevalence of eating disorders in Japan is comparable to those reported in western countries. Unfortunately, the number of those affected who present for treatment in Japan remains very low compared to the amount who seek treatment in western countries. The results from the most recent large-scale government survey revealed that there were approximately 26,000 patients who presented to medical services with eating disorders between 2014 and 2015, but the actual number of affected individuals who are in need of care is estimated to be at least several fold of this number. Read more »

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