Links to Japan-specific Mental Health Resources

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Japanese Association of Mental Health Services

The aim of JAM is to provide highly needed mental health promoting activities that are not available at the traditional medical facilities such as psychiatric hospitals and mental clinics, nor are available at rehabilitation facilities such as community support centers. This site also provides access to an English version of laws relating to mental health and welfare.

Japanese Association of Mental Health Services

Law Related to Mental Health and Welfare

Bill of judicial hospitalization and law

Himawari: Tokyo Medical Information Service

This organization provides information about medical institutions which has staff who speak foreign languages, as well as providing information about medical and health insurance systems in Japan.

Himawari (Japanese)

Himawari (English)