TELL Lifeline 03-5774-0992

lifeline information

Established in 1973, TELL Lifeline offers free, anonymous telephone counseling and support across Japan from 9am to 11pm daily. Telephone counselors are trained to respond to emergency crisis calls, as well as offering emotional support for everyday problems, relationship issues and stress, for all ages and cultural backgrounds. Call now on 03-5774-0992.

Counseling & support

lifeline information • Free, anonymous and confidential
• Available everyday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
• Accessible anywhere in Japan
Learn more

Worried about something?

find help

Lifeline Counselors are trained in a wide range of issues, including relationships, depression, anxiety, HIV, cultural adjustment, pregnancy, sexuality, eating disorders, and substance abuse, as well as emergency situations, issues relevant to young people and suicide— no problem is too big, or small. Call now!
Call Now: 03-5774-0992

Share your story

share your story

Share your story and help others find the confidence to reach out. Have you ever called a Lifeline and found the experience helpful? Tell us (anonymously) and you could be making a difference in someone's life today!
Send your story to
Call Now: 03-5774-0992

Information & help

directory of English language services and help in Japan

• Links to English speaking services
• Doctors - lawyers - counselors.
• Travel - services - daily life
Line busy? Try Wiki-TELL

Become a Lifeline counselor

lifeline training program

• Comprehensive training in client-centered counseling
• A great opportunity for learning and personal growth
• Give direct support to people in need in our community
• Join an international community of caring individuals
Click here for details


Calling the TELL Lifeline can be a bit nerve wracking so we’ve set up this site for you! Find some answers and the courage to call. Click here for TeenSPACE

TELL Suicide Prevention Program

These workshops are designed to help you identify the risk factors and protective factors, to dispel the myths associated with suicide and to learn how to support someone you know who is feeling suicidal.
Saving lives is easy if you know what to look for and are willing to reach out to those in need.
Learn more

suicide prevention