Non-JET Support is available to those who need additional and/or ongoing assistance.
Tokyo English Lifeline (TELL)
TELL is a non-profit, volunteer-run counselling organisation based in Tokyo. Callers can receive free, anonymous counselling via telephone or chat. English-speaking volunteers can be contacted at 03-5774-0992 daily from 09:00 until 23:00, and the chat service is available from 22:30 to 2:00 every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers undergo a 12-week in-house training program before taking calls. Callers remain anonymous.
International Mental Health Professionals Japan
International Mental Health Professionals Japan (IMHPJ) is an interdisciplinary network of individuals and organizations providing mental health care, therapy and related services to the people of the various nationalities living in Japan. A high standard of professional performance is required of all members. strive for a high standard of professional performance. The website boasts a database of mental health professionals, searchable by location and preferred language.