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Thank You – Grant Sponsorship

TELL is thrilled to announce we are one of the organisations being supported by Mitsubishi Chuo & Community Chest Japan community grants to support people of foreign roots across Japan in 2024. TELL has received funding to train all our Lifeline volunteer support workers and those trained in 2024 in QPR gatekeeper suicide prevention skills. […]

Charles Bentley – TELL Lifeline Support Worker

Charles Bentley – TELL Lifeline Support Worker Trained in the Fall of 2001, retired in July 2020 Contributed 2,336 hours of phone support to users in need. What brought you to TELL? I was in Samaritans in HK for about a year and returned to Japan right before reunification and decided to join the TELL […]

TELL International Volunteer Day (IVD) – Solidarity Through Volunteering

Every day around the globe, millions of people step up and take action on issues that matter to them. Some contribute their individual efforts, while others volunteer with communities, organizations and companies. Volunteerism is the bedrock of our Lifeline and an essential thread in all societies. As TELL celebrates its 50th anniversary, we would like […]

ACCJ Charity Ball 2023

Bid on this item at https://www.accj.or.jp/2023-accj-charity-ball today! Special Note: This item has been generously donated to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of TELL (Tokyo English Life Line).  All proceeds from the sale of this item will go directly to supporting TELL’s invaluable services.

Twitch October Spooky Games Marathon

Date: October 13th to October 31st Come join TELL’s favorite retro gaming enthusiast Alex Fraioli (@hoodedpitohui) as he games for Mental Health. Alex will be fundraising for TELL throughout the later half of October with a bunch of Spooky Games as well as Alex’s classic gaming commentary and humor. You can see Alex’s Campaign here: […]

Domestic Violence Myths

Written by TELL’s Executive Director, Royanne Doi In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I wanted to share my story for family and friends who suspect that a loved one might be in a domestic violence/abusive relationship. This article is based on a true story with some names and details changed to protect the innocent […]

World Mental Health Day 2023

October 10 is World Mental Health Day, a day to shine a spotlight on the importance of good mental health. Our mental health is intricately embedded into every aspect of our physical and daily lives. Good mental health enables us to cope with the everyday stresses of life, work productively, have good connections, reach our […]