TELL Japan


Upcoming events

TELL Tokyo Tower Climb Returns

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

Past events

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

Band Night for TELL Vol.24

Help support TELL's counseling services and suicide prevention lifeline. See other TELL events and how you can volunteer or donate at or here on Facebook at

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Saturday May 19th, 2018
6 PM - 11 PM
What the Dickens
4F Roob 6 Bldg, 1-13-3 Ebisu Nishi, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0021

TELL Band Night Kansai Vol. 8

Help support TELL's counseling services and suicide prevention lifeline. See other TELL events and how you can volunteer or donate at or here on Facebook at

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Saturday May 19th, 2018
7 PM - 11 PM
中央区下山手通1-1-8 M2nd ビル4F, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, Japan 650-0011

TELL Japan Comedy Fundraiser

Because laughter is the best medicine... but it is not always enough.

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Thursday May 17th, 2018
8 PM - 10 PM
Hobgoblin Shibuya British Pub
〒150-0043 Tokyo, Shibuya, Dogenzaka, 1 Chome−3−11 一番ビル 3F

Body positive: Helping your child accept their body

Is your child's dieting a concern? In this workshop, we'll talk about adolescent eating disorders, problems arising from negative body image, and what parents, teachers, and the community can do to nurture body acceptance in young people. 

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Tuesday May 15th, 2018
10 AM - 12 PM
4-15-8 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo

The 22nd Annual TELL Connoisseurs’ Auction

This year marks the 22nd year of TELL’s Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction. It will be held at the Ark Hills Club in Tokyo on Friday, November 17.

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Friday November 17th, 2017
Ark Hills Club

“Eating Disorder Prevention: From Efficacy to Implementation” by Dr. Eric Stice


A special lecture by Dr. Eric Stice on eating disorders prevention (with consecutive translation)

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Saturday October 28th, 2017
Azabu Hall Student Lounge, Temple University, Japan Campus

TELL Bandnight vol. 22

Help support TELL's counselling services and suicide prevention lifeline. See other TELL events and how you can volunteer or donate at 

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Saturday October 21st, 2017
What the Dickens!

EPP Workshop: Raising a bilingual child

If you are a parent, you want to provide for your child and be the best parent you possibly can.

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Tuesday October 17th, 2017
Wesley Center
Wesley Center, Seminar Room 205 (6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0062)

Stress Management: Finding your Balance

TELL will be delivering a 90 minute presentation on stress management and finding balance in your life.

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Saturday October 14th, 2017
Yokohama Country & Athletic Club, Bay View Room (
11-1 Yaguchidai, Naka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 231-0831

Film Screening: The Mask You Live In

As part of this year’s World Mental Health Day activities, TELL is pleased to be hosting a screening of The Mask You Live In, a 2015 documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. This documentary follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

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Tuesday October 10th, 2017
Azabu Kumin Center

TELL Movie Screening: Voiceless

TELL is proud to host a screening of the internationally acclaimed documentary The Voiceless by Vanessa McNeal at the Azabu Kumin Center on June 1st at 7.30pm. This is our second screening raising awareness of the issues of sexual violence globally and in particular in Japan.

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Thursday June 1st, 2017
Azabu - Kumin Center

Sound Mind, Sound Body Run & Walk


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Saturday May 27th, 2017
Furuichiba Athletic Ground

EPP Workshop – How to Empower and Encourage an Adolescent During Exam Time Stress

As exam season approaches, are you and your teen prepared? As we know, stress comes in waves, and exam season is usually a time for the big one to come crashing down. Instead of drowning in a sea of stress and confusion, come to join us at TELL for a workshop on stress management. Learn ways to help your teen cope with stress before, during, and after exam time stress. Discover how you can help them through the challenge of ending the year and set them up for success in the future.

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Tuesday May 23rd, 2017
Wesley Center
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama

Band Night for TELL Vol.21: Tokyo & Kobe

Two-city, three venue awareness and fundraising event for mental health care and suicide prevention NPO, TELL.

Free entry, donations appreciated.

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Saturday May 20th, 2017
Multiple Tokyo & Kobe

TELL Movie Screening: All of Me

Bess O’Brien directs All of Me, a feature length documentary film focused on the lives of women, girls and some boys who are caught in the downward spiral of eating disorders and their struggle to regain a sense of self-compassion and healing. The film will focus on body image, a lack of connection with one’s physical and emotional being and the need to delve deep within one’s self to find the systemic reasons that triggered this disease.

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Thursday May 11th, 2017
Azabu Kumin Center, Roppongi

TELL at Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2017

TELL is delighted to participate in the Tokyo Pride Parade and Festival again this year.
For the past few years TELL has made a noise about mental health issues that LGBTQ people face, particularly young people, including higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance, being the victim of bullying and attempted suicide. By participating in various Pride activities we at TELL aim to be a catalyst for change in the manner in which mental health issues are recognized, talked about and treated. And we welcome our friends in the international community to join us!  

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Saturday May 6th, 2017
Yoyogi Park
Festival area

TELL Exceptional Parenting Program: Helping Your Teen To Develop A Healthy Body Image

An eating disorder is a serious mental illness with significant, life-threatening physical and psychological complications. Complex interplay of biological, psychological, social and interpersonal factors lead to its development. While it can arise from a variety of potential causes for an individual, body dissatisfaction has been repeatedly identified by current research as a common risk factor across all types of eating disorders.

In this presentation, some factors that may negatively affect body image and how parents, teachers and the community can help promote body acceptance in the young person will be discussed.

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Tuesday April 25th, 2017
Wesley Center2f
6-10-11 Minami Aoyama, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 107-0062

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