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International Women’s Day #beboldforchange

Published on March 8, 2017

March 8th marks International Women’s Day. A day to celebrate the social, political, cultural and economic achievements women have made around the world. Since the first recorded International Women’s Day was celebrated in 1909, many positive changes have been seen, such as women’s right to work; to vote; to property; to control over their bodies and reproductive rights. However, while we recognise how far we have come, gender equality is still a distant ideal. Read more »

What Is Distance Counseling?

Published on March 2, 2017

TELL was founded in 1973 to provide crisis and suicide prevention support for the international community in Japan, and in 1991 added face-to-face counseling and outreach services that bridge gaps in the Japanese language-focused health care system.  Read more »

International Women’s Day: Is Change Needed? Yes, It Is

Published on March 1, 2017

March 8th is International Women’s Day, the annual celebration of women’s social, cultural, political and economic achievements. This year, uncertainty has inspired many around the world to voice their opinions about injustice, which connects well with the theme of International Women’s Day 2017: “Be Bold for Change”. Read more »

TELL Runathon on May 27 in Partnership with Second Harvest Japan

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This year’s TELL Runathon has been reinvented as the Sound Mind, Sound Body Run & Walk, a celebration of mental and physical good health organized in partnership with our good friends at Second Harvest Japan. The Sound Mind, Sound Body Run & Walk will take place at the Tama River (Tamagawa) running course on Saturday, May 27th, and all proceeds from the event will support TELL and Second Harvest Japan, accredited not-for-profit organizations. Read more »

ACCJ Members Donate ¥1.5 Million to Support TELL

Published on February 11, 2017

Since TELL's Lifeline was established in 1973, we have depended on community support – on the generosity of donors and the commitment of our fantastic volunteer phone counselors. Read more »

Meet TELL Therapist Dr. Jaime Hopkins

Published on February 1, 2017

Dr. Jaime Hopkins was born and raised in Maryland and is an unapologetic Baltimore Ravens fan. With a distaste for cold weather and chilly climates, she migrated south for her education, receiving her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2005 from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and post-doctoral training at the University of Miami School of Medicine.  Read more »

TELL Grief and Loss Workshop in March

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Starting on March 3, 2017, TELL will offer a ten-week grief and loss support group for adults who have experienced the death of a loved one.  Read more »

TELL Is Now Accepting Applications for Spring Phone Counselor Training in Tokyo & Kansai

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Training dates: KANSAI & TOKYO February 25th – May 20th Read more »

TELL Counseling Welcomes Kyoko Sonoda and Tony Simons 

Published on January 30, 2017

Psychotherapist Kyoko Sonoda and social worker Tony Simon have joined the TELL Counseling clinical team Read more »

The Morrison & Foerster Foundation Donates ¥3.6 Million to Support TELL’s Provision of Mental Health Services in Japan

Published on January 24, 2017

Funds Will Support 2017 Launch of Text-Chat-based Lifeline Services Read more »

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